Category: ETF World
The latest report supplies detailed figures on the growth of SIX Swiss Exchange's ETFs segment in the first quarter of 2012.....
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Highest turnover in Commodities
Five of the ten ETFs with the biggest turnover on SIX Swiss Exchange in the first quarter of 2012 invested in gold and silver, three others in the Equity Emerging Markets asset class. Overall, Commodities ETFs achieved turnover of CHF 7'511.93 million during this quarter, which equates to 35.78% of the ETFs segment's total turnover. These turnover figures are just slightly larger than in the Equity Developed Markets asset class, which posted trading turnover of CHF 7'466.58 million or 35.56% of the segment's total.
The ETF with the highest turnover of all was once again CS ETF (CH) on SMI with CHF 1'188.6 million for the first quarter of 2012, up 5.7% on the prior-year quarter. At second place in terms of first-quarter turnover was iShares S&P 500 with CHF 1'038.0 million. Both of these ETFs have been among the top ten traded on SIX Swiss Exchange for more than a year. CS ETF remained the leading product provider by turnover in the first quarter with a 23.41% share, followed by ZKB ETFs with 18.30% and iShares with 18.18%.
780 ETFs listed - new all-time high
At the end of March 2012, the number of ETFs listed on SIX Swiss Exchange had reached a new all-time high of 780 (including 108 ETFs in additional trading currencies). ETFs from 16 providers are traded on SIX Swiss Exchange, with 20 official market makers providing liquidity. All in all, 219'944 ETF trades were executed on SIX Swiss Exchange in the first quarter of 2012.
Source: ETFWorld - SIX Swiss Exchange