ETF Market Report: 3rd quarter 2018 – SIX

six securities servicesThis report provides detailed figures regarding the performance of the ETF segment of SIX.

Despite largely friendly financial market conditions, growth in ETFs slowed in Q3 2018, as the latest ETF Market Report[PDF] shows. Following the listing of 106 ETFs on SIX in the first quarter and 73 units in the second quarter, the number of new entries decreased to 37 in the third quarter. Trading turnover decreased by 29.32% quarter on quarter to CHF 18.0 billion. All asset categories suffered losses. Contrary to the general trend, the equity style / strategy asset class within the equity category saw an increase of 33%.

Lower trading turnover also resulted in a lower number of trades. As a result, 224’933 ETF tickets were generated in Q3 2018, representing a decrease of 28’672 compared to the second quarter. Compared to the same period of the previous year, the number of ETFs decreased by 11.31%.

SIX gains another high-profile ETF provider

As of September 2018, 5 smart beta ETF issued by Fidelity International trade on the Swiss stock exchange for the first time. The new listings take the number of ETF providers available via SIX to a new high of 25.

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Bundled know-how from renowned experts

At the events of the “ETF-KnowHow” series (held in German), investors learn about the fundamental advantages of Exchange Traded Funds. SIX acts as the organiser and invites renowned experts to speak as “ambassadors” about the functionality and successful use of ETFs. The next edition takes place on 22 November 2018 in Zurich: register now