“Austria´s Capital Market Needs Reforms”

CommentOpinion ♦ Published: October 9, 2012; 20:07 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) calls for increasing the attractiveness of the Austrian capital market.

“Austria´s Capital Market Needs Reforms” / Picture: © IV / Markus Prantl

The secretary general of IV (Christoph Neumayer) argues that Austria needs a “more targeted capital market policy”. “In order to improve the difficult situation which persists since 2008, reforms for the Austrian capital market are already overdue.”

For companies, the capital market would be the most important source of financing, he says. “Thus, we support reasonable…