Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 65.1 % in 2018 in Switzerland, according to OECD. This is 17.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Switzerland reached an all time high of 329 % in 1987 and an all time low of 5.29 % in 2004. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Austria amounted to 33.8 % and 92.1 % in Germany in 2018.
Switzerland has been ranked 13th within the group of 53 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Turnover ratio is the total value of shares traded during the period divided by the average market capitalisation for the period.