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Finance Execs Are “Bullish” on Growth Prospects, SIX Research Study Claims

Over three-quarters (77%) of senior finance executives globally expect the economic environment to improve over the coming year, “up considerably from two-thirds (66%) in 2022.” That is according to the latest Future of Finance Study by SIX – an annual survey “that canvasses the opinions… Read More

Swiss National Bank Launches Pilot for Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency

The Swiss National Bank said on Thursday it will start a pilot project next month using central bank digital currency (CBDC) for financial institutions. The project, named Helvetia Phase III, will involve the use of wholesale CBDC on the SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) platform, a… Read More

First Trust Becomes ETF Issuer at SIX Swiss Exchange

First Trust’s two new products raise the total number of ETFs traded at SIX Swiss Exchange to 1,710. Société Générale takes over market making “for continuous liquidity provision.” Christian Reuss, Head SIX Swiss Exchange, said: “We warmly welcome First Trust Global Funds plc as new… Read More

Switzerland: SIX Expands Cloud Connectivity with Megaport via Launch of SIX Connect

SIX, the global financial information provider, is leveraging leading Network as a Service provider Megaport in order to “provide customers seamless private access to its data services via any major public cloud provider.” The service is available as of today and “covers more than 100… Read More

SIX Terravis, the Platform for Supporting Mortgages, Contributes to Expansion of SNB’s Liquidity Provision Framework for Banking Industry

SIX Terravis, SIX’s digital platform for the mortgage market, is contributing to the planned expansion of the Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) liquidity provision framework for the banking sector. Recent experiences show that banks of all sizes and “with different business models can find themselves in… Read More

Swift Tests Blockchain, Deems Tokenization Experiment a Success, Looks to the Future of Mass Digital Asset Adoption

Swift, a global financial services firm that is relied upon by more than 11,500 financial services organizations around the world, has announced a successful blockchain test deemed to show the potential for tokenized assets in the future. According to a statement by Swift, an experiment… Read More

Switzerland: Inversis Acquires 100% of Openfinance from SIX

Inversis, a Banca March 100%-owned subsidiary specializing in providing global solutions for institutional clients in the financial asset distribution business, has reached an agreement with BME, a SIX company, for the complete acquisition of Openfinance. This firm reportedly “offers technological tools for the provision of… Read More

Investment Managers Predict “Booms” in High Growth Areas Including Digital Assets, ESG Investing: SIX Study

Global members of the buy-side community are “bullish” on digital assets and ESG investing amid widespread dialogue on both spaces, according to new research from SIX Group. The study, ‘Cornerstones for Growth’ (a Future of Finance Report from SIX), “surveyed 300 portfolio managers, asset allocators,… Read More

Switzerland: SIX, FlexTrade’s Spark EMS to Stream Real-Time Global Market Data

SIX, the global financial information provider, and FlexTrade Systems, a global firm focused on multi-asset execution and order management systems, have announced the integration and availability, as of now, of global real-time market pricing and reference data from SIX, into the Spark cloud-based EMS solution…. Read More

SIX Finalizes Acquisition of 50% Stake in REGIS-TR

The Switzerland Stock Exchange (SIX) has successfully completed the acquisition of Clearstream’s 50% stake “in REGIS-TR, which has now become a 100% owned SIX company.” REGIS-TR, consisting of REGIS-TR S.A. and REGIS-TR UK Ltd, has a portfolio of more than 2,000 European customers across over 40… Read More

Project Helvetia: Swiss National Bank, Along with SIX and BIS, Test CBDC Settlement

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has successfully tested wholesale CBCD [central bank digital currency] settlement in a partnership with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and SIX (parent of the Swiss Stock Exchange). The test was completed during Q4 2021. The project utilized SDX, the… Read More

JUMP Technology Reinforces Existing Partnership with SIX, Switzerland’s Stock Exchange

JUMP Technology claims that it provides one of the most advanced connectors to the SIX data feed in the world on its software platform, which enables users to “automatically plug in and collect the wide variety of financial data provided by SIX (securities characteristics, daily… Read More

Switzerland Stock Exchange SIX Reveals that SIX Digital Exchange Will Issue First Senior Unsecured Digital CHF Bond

The Switzerland Stock Exchange (SIX) recently revealed that the SIX Digital Exchange will be issuing its very first senior unsecured digital CHF bond. SIX’s management confirmed that the bond had been issued for a total volume of CHF 150 million and with its maturity set… Read More

21Shares Welcomes Seed Funding for Polygon ETP

Cryptocurrency exchange-traded products (ETP) issuer 21Shares this week announced the seed funding of the 21Shares Polygon ETP (Ticker: POLY) on the SIX Swiss Exchange by the Polygon Foundation. The 21Shares Polygon ETP (Ticker: POLY) tracks the investment results of Polygon, an Ethereum scaling platform. Hosting… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange Receives FINMA Approval for its SDX Bourse

Switzerland’s stock exchange SIX has reportedly acquired regulatory approval from the financial market supervisor for its SDX bourse. This should help with paving the way for the platform to be deployed with its marketplace for crypto-assets. Thomas Zeeb, Global Head of Exchanges at SIX, noted… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange and InventX to Collaborate on Open Finance Initiatives

SIX and Inventx have announced that they will be cooperating on Open Finance initiatives. As part of a strategic partnership, Inventx and SIX will ensure the seamless interconnection of their complementary ix.OpenFinancePlatform and bLink open-finance hubs “going forward.” Following the cooperation between Swisscom and SIX… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange to Acquire Stake in REGIS-TR from Joint Venture Partner Clearstream

SIX, the Swiss Stock Exchange which is Europe’s 3rd-largest stock exchange and one of the industry’s most-respected post-trade providers, will be acquiring a 50% stake in REGIS-TR from joint venture partner Clearstream Iberclear, part of SIX, in order to become the “sole shareholder” of Regis-TR… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange Reports CHF 108.2M Net Profit in H1 2021, Launches 40 Crypto-related ETPs

SIX, the Swiss Stock Exchange which is Europe’s 3rd-largest stock exchange and one the industry’s most-respected post-trade providers, is reporting a “solid” set of results for the first half of 2021. The SIX Swiss Exchange, based in Zurich and serving as Switzerland’s principal stock exchange,… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange, based in Zurich, has Expanded its Custody Services to US Markets

After the formation of SIX SIS USA Inc. and with the launch of its US-based office, SIX has decided to a take strategic step forward in its global expansion plan. As a trusted Financial Market Infrastructure currently operating the Central Securities Depository (CSD) in Switzerland… Read More

SIX Confirms it will Migrate Bolsas y Mercados Españoles Trading Platform to Updated Version, Following Acquisition

After its strategic acquisition of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) last year (subject to regulatory clearance), SIX says that it will be migrating BME’s trading platform to a version of its current platform. This will help with launching the future trading platform technology for both… Read More

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