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SIX Finalizes Acquisition of 50% Stake in REGIS-TR

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Swiss Stock Exchange Operator SIX Takes Majority Stake in AI Platform Orenda

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SIX, the operator of the Swiss and Spanish Stock Exchanges, has taken a majority stake in Canadian AI platform Orenda Software Solutions. SIX states the acquisition is a step is part of its strategy to help its customers drive more insights with data and analytics… Read More

Virtual Currencies: Swiss National Bank has Registered New Trademarks like E-Franc, Digital Swiss Franc with Federal Patent Office

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The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has reportedly registered many new trademarks with the Swiss Federal Patent Office. This, according to a report from Handelszeitung, which mentioned that  these include the “e-franc” and the “digital Swiss franc.” The SNB has also confirmed this particular report. The… Read More

Zürcher Kantonalbank has Reportedly become Latest Major Swiss Bank to Join SIX Group Open Banking Platform b.Link

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Zürcher Kantonalbank has reportedly become just the third major Switzerland-based banking institution to join the Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG Open Banking platform b.Link (after Credit Suisse and UBS). Zürcher Kantonalbank has now connected with b.Link participant KLARA, which is an accounting services… Read More

Fintech and Crypto Adoption Remained Steady in Switzerland in 2020 Despite COVID-19: Report

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The Fintech sector in Switzerland has been growing steadily and has been consolidating this year, a trend highlighted by the rising number of later-stage funding rounds and some of the first Fintech-related exits, according to the IFZ Fintech Study 2020. In 2019, Series B rounds… Read More

The Swiss Stock Exchange Invests in Custodigit, a JV Between Swisscom & Digital Asset Bank Sygnum, Will Launch a Digital Asset Gateway

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The Swiss Stock Exchange has announced a “major stake” in Custodigit a joint venture between Swisscom & digital asset Bank Sygnum. Simultaneously, the company announced it would partner with Swisscom and Sygnum to provide an “Institutional Digital Asset Gateway.” Swisscom is Switzerland’s top telecoms &… Read More

SIX Group to Leverage Luxembourg Fintech LUXHUB’s Open Banking Tech to Streamline Switzerland’s Financial Sector

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Luxembourg based Fintech firm LUXHUB has partnered with Zürich-headquartered Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG, the operator of Switzerland’s stock exchange. According to a release, the SIX Group will be using LUXHUB’s Open Banking technology. As mentioned in the announcement: “SIX continues to invest… Read More

Zürich based SIX Group Expands Fintech Incubator Program to Spain, after Acquiring Stake in BME, Spain’s Stock Market Operator

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Zürich-based Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG, the operator of Switzerland’s stock exchange, has revealed that it will set up its Fintech incubator and accelerator F10 in Spain. In June 2020, SIX had acquired a controlling interest in BME, the Spanish stock market operator…. Read More

Digital Assets Trading Platform Omniex Recieves Investment From SIX, Operator of the Swiss Stock Exchange Six

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Omniex, an institutionally focused investment and trading platform for digital assets, announced this week it received an investment, as well as formed a strategic partnership with Swiss infrastructure and exchange platform, SIX – the operator of the Swiss Exchange, the principal stock exchange based in… Read More

Switzerland based Fintech Incubator and Accelerator F10 Sets Up Shop in Singapore

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Switzerland based Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 has set up a new office in Singapore to expand its reach in the world of Fintech. Singapore is a well established Fintec hub due to the exceptional support by the Singaporean government and financial regulators. F10 said… Read More

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