Six Swiss Exchange - Borse, Zurich

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SIX Swiss Exchange, based in Zurich, is Switzerland's principal stock exchange . SIX Swiss Exchange also trades other securities such as Swiss government bonds and derivatives such as stock options.
The main stock market index for the SIX Swiss Exchange is the blue-chip index, the SMI, or Swiss Market Index. The index consists of the 20 most significant and most liquid large and mid-cap SPI equity-securities based on the free float market capitalisation.
SIX Swiss Exchange was the first stock exchange in the world to incorporate a fully automated trading, clearing and settlement system in 1995. The exchange is controlled by an association of 55 banks. Each of these banks has equal voting rights in the matter of decision making concerning the management and regulation of the exchange.
SIX Swiss Exchange is the joint owner of Eurex, the world's 2nd largest futures and derivatives exchange, after the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, along with their German partners Deutsche Börse. In July 2004 however SIX Swiss Exchange rejected a merger proposal from the German company, that analysts anticipated as profitable for many small companies listed on SIX Swiss Exchange.
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  • Everyone has some sort of stereo type in there head about Swiss banks so seeing the financial epicenter of Switzerland was neat. 
    Everyone has some sort of stereo type in there head about Swiss banks so seeing the financial epicenter of Switzerland was neat.  more »
  • It was early when I left my hotel to catch my train to the airport but I had to walk past the exchange of Switzerland. Stock Exchanges to be the epicenter of financial markets and with today's... 
    It was early when I left my hotel to catch my train to the airport but I had to walk past the exchange of Switzerland. Stock Exchanges to be the epicenter of financial markets and with today's...  more »

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