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Compagnie Financière Tradition : Consolidated revenue at 30 September 2011:CHF 821.3m

October 27, 2011 - London

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Compagnie Financière Tradition SA

Press release

Consolidated revenue at 30 September 2011:
CHF 821.3m

Compagnie Financière Tradition reported consolidated revenue for the first nine months of the year of CHF 821.3m, against CHF 937.4 in the equivalent period in 2010, a decrease of 12.4% in current currencies. Consolidated revenue, strongly affected by the strenght of the Swiss francs, was up 1.7% in constant currencies.

These figures also reflect the lower volume of activity at the Group's Japanese retail business,, a forex trading platform for private investors. Consolidated revenue from this activity for the period ended 30 September 2011 fell 53.7% in constant currencies to CHF 21.5m. While the consolidated revenue of this subsidiary in the 3rd quarter of 2011 was down 23.2% compared with Q3 2010, it was up 11.5% on the 2nd quarter of this year.

up 5.1%

In the 3rd quarter of 2011, consolidated revenue of CHF 261.7m was up 11.6% in constant currencies compared with the same period last year.

The United Kingdom and the Americas are still the Group's major areas of activity, contributing 36.5% and 28.3% of revenue respectively, against 36.0% and 29.8% in 2010. Asia accounted for 25.2% of consolidated revenue against 24.9% in 2010, while Continental Europe generated 10.0% compared with 9.3% at 30 September 2010.

With a presence in 27 countries, Compagnie Financière Tradition SA is one of the world's leading interdealer brokers (IDB). The Group provides broking services for a complete range of financial products (money market products, bonds, interest rate, currency and credit derivatives, equities, equity derivatives, interest rate futures and index futures) and non-financial products (energy and environmental products, and precious metals).

Compagnie Financière Tradition (CFT) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. To find out more about our Group please visit our website at

Lausanne, 27 October 2011

Press contacts:

Compagnie Financière Tradition SA    Rochat & Partners
Patrick Combes, President                         Philippe Dunant
Tel.: +41 21 343 52 87                            Tel. : +41 22 718 37 42

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Compagnie Financière Tradition
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