Tasks & Business Operations

Founded in 1771, Wiener Börse AG, the company that operates the Vienna Stock Exchange, is one of the oldest stock exchanges in the world. Today, it is a modern, customer and market-oriented company that plays a key role in the Austrian capital market. It is the driving force that contributes substantially to the further development of the local market.

The Vienna Stock Exchange operates Austria’s only securities exchange and also runs the Austrian power exchange EXAA under its license. It provides state-of-the-art infrastructure, market data and information to ensure the smooth and efficient execution of stock exchange transactions and facilitate the interaction among all market participants.

The core business of the exchange is the operation of a cash market (equity market, bond market) as well as a market for trading in structured products. Additional services include data vending, index development and management, and specialized financial market seminars and training courses.

The Basis of our Sustainable Success: Values, Dialogue & CSR

The highly qualified and motivated employees of the Vienna Stock Exchange are the foundation that makes it possible for the company to attain its corporate goals, with its work being guided by the values of prudence, transparency and trust. The Vienna Stock Exchange engages in a continuous dialogue with its stakeholders, and all its activities are oriented towards their needs.

Corporate social responsibility is part of the Vienna Stock Exchange’s business model. It has adopted a corporate social responsibility policy that covers the company and its employees, and also contributes to the environmentally-friendly, socially and economically sustainable development of Austria.