- Vienna Stock Exchange hosts industry meeting of Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE)
- 150+ exchange experts and representatives from business and politics will meet in Vienna on 20 & 21 June
- Vienna Stock Exchange ranked eleventh among 22 European stock exchanges in terms of turnover
- CEO Boschan: Position as active midfielder in Europe important
(Vienna) After more than 20 years, the <link www.fese.eu _blank external-link-new-window "Opens internal link in current window">Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE)</link> is meeting in Vienna again for its annual conference. This year's <link convention.fese.eu _blank external-link-new-window "Opens internal link in current window">FESE Convention</link> focuses on digitization, supervisory structures in Europe, a review of MiFID II and possible measures to strengthen equity financing in Europe. More than 150 participants, including board members of listed companies, representatives of trading participants, EU parliamentarians and above all experts and management representatives from 22 exchanges, discuss their ideas in the heart of Europe.
"The Vienna Stock Exchange provides technical infrastructure for five stock exchanges in the region and distributes stock prices of ten markets via its lines. This strong positioning makes it a very active player in the European stock exchange community," said Christoph Boschan, CEO of the Vienna Stock Exchange, at the event.
Not only geographically and with its established Eastern European network is Vienna at the centre of the European stock exchange landscape. The Vienna Stock Exchange currently ranks 11th in the turnover ranking of the currently 22 stock exchange operators on the European stock market with an average monthly turnover of around EUR 6 billion.
"As Europe's eleventh-largest exchange operator in terms of turnover, we run for the attention of global investors together with our team colleagues on the global playing field. Our commitment: top performing infrastructure, liquidity and order book quality for our listed companies and committed trading participants. Of course, investors also benefit from this. All exchanges have the common goal of offering investors and companies attractive and fair marketplaces," says Christoph Boschan.
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About the Vienna Stock Exchange
The Vienna Stock Exchange is the only securities exchange in Austria. It features a modern infrastructure and supplies market data and relevant information. It offers Austrian companies maximum visibility, high liquidity and utmost transparency. Investors can rely on the smooth and efficient execution of exchange trades. The Vienna Stock Exchange operates a central market datafeed for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and is well established as an expert for the calculation of indices with a reference to the region. Wiener Börse AG, together with its holding company, CEESEG, cooperates with over ten exchanges in CEE and is globally recognized for this unique know-how.
The Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) represents 36 exchanges from 30 countries. It is a keen defender of the Internal Market. FESE represents public Regulated Markets which provide both institutional and retail investors with transparent and neutral price-formation. Securities admitted to trading on our markets have to comply with stringent initial and ongoing disclosure requirements and accounting and auditing standards imposed by EU laws. At the end of 2017, FESE members had 8,456 companies listed on their markets. Many of our members also organise specialised markets that allow small and medium sized companies across Europe to access the capital markets; 1,107 companies were listed in these specialised markets/segments in equity.
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