With a turnover of EUR48.3 billion on its Zurich and Frankfurt trading platforms in 2010, Scoach remains the highest-volume exchange for structured products in Europe.
The number of trades executed last year at Scoach in Frankfurt rose to 2.5 million – an increase of over 7 percent compared to 2009. The volume of trades for international investors grew by 50 per cent and accounts for more than 12 per cent of total transactions. According to the exchange statistics published by the German Derivatives Association, Scoach has developed above-average in the German market over the past three years.
In 2010, the Swiss market posted a seven per cent increase in turnover to CHF 39.7 billion (EUR 30.1 billion). Asset managers and institutional clients in particular are making greater use of regulated exchange trading, which led to a record increase in listings of over 41 per cent.
At end-2010, the number of listed products in the German market was 31 per cent higher at 512,000. Currently more than 3,000 securities are admitted for trading each day.