Swiss Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
SIX Zurich,
$1.46 Trillion 9:00 AM 5:30 PM

Swiss Stock Exchange 2017

Swiss Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Swiss Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX) is based in Zurich, Switzerland. Below is a break down of key Swiss Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 13th in Market Capitalization ($1.46 Trillion)

Market Cap over Switzerland GDP ratio is 225.27%

Switzerland Statistics

Ranked 20th in Gross Domestic Product ($646.2 Billion)

Ranked 95th in Population (7.58 Million People)

Swiss Stock Exchange is the 13th largest exchange out of the 76 stock exchanges we track. The SIX Swiss Exchange's Market Capitalization is $1.46 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2017. Although the primary currency used by the SIX Swiss Exchange is the Switzerland Franc (CHF).

The population in Switzerland is approximately 7.58 Million people and the country has a GDP of $646.2 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Switzerland ranks 95th in terms of population and 149th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 225.27%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2017 and is updated yearly.

When is the Swiss Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Christmas December 25, 2017
Boxing Day December 26, 2017
New Year's Day January 1, 2018
New Year's Day January 2, 2018
Good Friday March 30, 2018
Easter Monday April 2, 2018
Labor Day May 1, 2018
Ascension Day May 10, 2018

Trading Schedule

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Does the Swiss Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Swiss Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 5:30 PM.

Swiss Stock Exchange Timezone

The Swiss Stock Exchange uses the Europe/Zurich timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +01:00. Europe/Zurich does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in Zurich.

About the Swiss Stock Exchange

Swiss Stock Exchange Currency

The Swiss Stock Exchange trades shares in Switzerland Franc. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Switzerland Franc is CHF. The official currency symbol is "CHF". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between Switzerland Franc and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on December 16, 2017.

100 Switzerland Franc Equals:

US Dollar (USD) Euro (EUR) UK Pound (GBP) India Rupee (INR) China Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
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Economy and Geography

The Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX) is located in Europe and its headquarters is located in Zurich, Switzerland. Companies listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange are primarily Switzerland based companies and trade in Switzerland Franc. Companies outside of Switzerland would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Swiss Stock Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Swiss Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the Swiss Stock Exchange can be found on the web at

To contact the Swiss Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +41 58 399 21 11
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Swiss Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

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