250 years Vienna Stock Exchange: Delivering the future since 1771

In 1771, the Vienna Stock Exchange was founded by Maria Theresa. 2021 was a year of celebration for Austria's financial market. We look back on eventful 250 years. But upholding tradition is only one facet, its cutting-edge technology and constant awareness of future trends are key features of the Austrian stock exchange. Join us on our anniversary and follow us through the history, present and future of the Vienna Stock Exchange!

The Next 250: Browse through the commemorative publication

History of the Vienna Stock Exchange

The Vienna Stock Exchange is one of the oldest stock exchanges in the world. Its mission has not changed much in 250 years. As a central marketplace for the price determination of securities, it creates trust and transparency. Here you can follow our journey in fast motion.

History at a glance

Future Forum

The Vienna Stock Exchange is characterized not only by tradition, but also by state-of-the-art technologies and a constantly forward-looking perspective. In our "Future Forum" national and international experts discuss the financing of innovation, change and the economy of the future.

Future Forum

Press Kit

Here you can find media material, images of historical documents, info graphics and other photo material.