SIX increases its results in the first half of 2014 thanks to significant operational progress.
Today sees the launch of the yoximo mobile payment terminal, which represents a technological advancement for SIX in the field of mobile terminals for cashless payments.
SIX is to establish a central trade repository for derivative transactions in cooperation with Swiss banks.
The General Meeting of SIX Shareholders elected Dr Patrik Gisel, Lorenz von Habsburg Lothringen and Søren Mose to the Board of Directors. They replaced Christoph Gabriel, Dr Pierin Vincenz and Eduardo Leemann, who did not stand for re-election.
Since 2 May 2014 SIX operates the new Swiss money market trading platform. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) uses the SIX trading platform to execute all monetary policy transactions and to auction Confederation bonds and registered money market claims.
SIX Financial Information today announced that it has entered into partnership with Infosel, Mexico´s premier and leading data provider as it expands global market data coverage to Mexico's Asset Management, Pension Fund and Brokerage community.
SIX Financial Information has integrated its real-time data feed, MDFselect, with Bloomberg's managed market data distribution service, called Bloomberg Platform. When used for added resiliency, MDFselect ensures continuity and reliability of market data for dependent trading and risk management applications.
SIX Payment Services and MasterCard will jointly provide the wallet payment platform MasterPass for card issuing banks.
SIX has increased its stake in the Luxembourg financial services provider CETREL S.A. from 50% to 100% as of 31 March 2014, thus further strengthening its position as a leading provider of financial services in Europe.
Operating income up 8.9% in the 2013 financial year to CHF 1,582.7 SIX million. All business areas contributed to this growth, particularly international transactions in the Payment Services business area.
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