Key figures SIX Swiss Exchange and Scoach Switzerland: April 2011

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In April 2011, SIX Swiss Exchange and Scoach Switzerland posted revenues of CHF 88.5 billion, down 27.7% on March 2011. Revenue to date for 2011 amounts to CHF 414.97 billion (down 5.5% compared to January to April 2010), with 12,576,356 trades being executed (up 6.6% from January to April 2010). The number of transactions carried out came to 2,713,902 (down 24.8% on March 2011). It should be noted, however, that April 2011 had only 19 trading days, 4 less than March 2011.

The equities segment (including Funds, ETSFs and ETPs) posted revenues of CHF 65.1 billion (down 28.0% on March 2011), with 2,502,720 trades (down 24.6% on March 2011). ETFs generated revenues of CHF 6.7 billion (down 35.4%), with 68,240 trades (down 25.1%). The structured products and warrants segment posted revenues of CHF 4.98 billion (down 13.3%) and 104,538 trades (down 28.7%).

The key equity indices made up ground on March 2011: The SMI® blue chip index closed at 6,539.7 points (up 2.9% on previous month, up 1.6% on end-2010), the SLI Swiss Leader Index® PR at 1,039.3 points (up 2.3% on previous month, up 2.2% on end-2010) and the broad-based SPI® at 6,013.0 points (up 3.8% on previous month, up 3.8% on end-2010). In April 2011, 3,142 new structured products and warrants and 34 new CHF bonds were admitted to trading. This is change of minus 44.0% and 26.1%, respectively, on March 2011.

Scoach Switzerland Ltd

Scoach, a joint venture between SIX Group and Deutsche Börse AG, is a leading exchange for structured financial products. Scoach operates trading platforms in Zurich for Swiss market participants, as well as in Frankfurt for investors in Germany and the EU member states.

On Scoach Switzerland Ltd, only those products are traded that have completed the regulated listing procedure of SIX Swiss Exchange and fulfill clearly defined requirements with regard to investor protection. Trading is subject to strict rules that ensure transparent and fair dealings for all market participants. This regulated market vouches for the equal treatment of issuers and investors alike.

Speed of execution, fairness, transparency, security and innovativeness are the criteria by which we measure our success. www.scoach.ch
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