Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 52.6 % in 2019 in Switzerland, according to OECD. This is 19.1 % less 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 25.2 % and 64.4 % in Germany in 2019.
Switzerland has been ranked 14th within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 11 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.