SIX Swiss Exchange

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DEFINITION of 'SIX Swiss Exchange'

Switerzland's primary stock exchange, located in Zurich. The SIX Swiss Exchange trades Swiss government bonds, stocks and derivative products such as stock options. The SIX Swiss Exchange is among the world's 20 major stock exchanges.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'SIX Swiss Exchange'

The SIX Swiss Exchange was formerly known as the SWX Swiss Exchange, and was the first stock exchange to support fully automated trading, clearing and settlement (1995). Switzerland's other exchange is the Bern eXchange (BX).

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