(Vienna) The Vienna Stock Exchange welcomes a new international trading member. Barclays Bank Ireland PLC will participate in trading as of today, 15 November 2023.
"Barclays serves clients with comprehensive and integrated solutions across global markets, and we are pleased to join the Vienna Stock Exchange today. Europe is central to our strategy and joining this exchange will offer our clients direct access to an important European market and help diversify portfolios", says Raoul Salomon, Co-Head of Markets, Barclays Europe.
International trading members generate over 85% of equity turnover in Vienna. A large part of the turnover originates from Germany (47.6%), France (20.7%) and Ireland (11.3%). A total of 66 members, including 21 Austrian and 45 international banks and securities firms, are currently admitted to trading on the Vienna Stock Exchange.
Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank is comprised of Investment Banking, International Corporate Banking, Global Markets and Research businesses. It provides money managers, financial institutions, governments, supranational organisations and corporate clients with services and advice for their funding, financing, strategic and risk management needs.
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As the main provider of market infrastructure in the region, Wiener Börse AG is the gate to global markets. Operating the stock exchanges in Vienna and Prague, the group offers state-of-the-art systems, information and IT services. Listed companies receive maximum liquidity and investors benefit from fast and cost-effective trading by the market leader. Wiener Börse AG also collects and distributes stock market data and calculates the most important indices of the region. Because of this unique know-how the national stock exchanges in Budapest, Ljubljana and Zagreb trust its IT services. Additionally, the group holds stakes in energy exchanges and clearing houses.
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