Key figures from SIX

The volume and value of activity in Swiss financial markets rose in February, according to figures from Swiss Exchange and SIX Structured Products. In total, 5,100,692 transactions were concluded on SIX Swiss Exchange and SIX Structured Products Exchange in February 2016, a month-on-month increase of 10 percent. Turnover advanced 8.3 percent to CHF 122.1 billion.

Activity in equities including funds and exchange-traded products was higher than average, with transactions rising 10.5 percent month-on-month to 4,901,224, while turnover climbed 12.3 percent to CHF 99.1 billion.