Drastic Decrease in Stock Market Turnover

Businessn.a. ♦ Published: March 2, 2012; 15:28 ♦ (Vindobona)

In February, stock market turnover was down by 28% at Vienna Stock Exchange. In January, trade decreased by 35% compared to January 2011.

Drastic Decrease in Stock Market Turnover / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Bwag [CC BY-SA 4.0]

The trading volume at Vienna Stock Exchange is shrinking. After a decrease of 35% in January, trade was down by 28% in February. With a turnover of € 1.5bn, the lowest figure in February was recorded since February 2003. The prime market´s volume fell to € 3.57bn in January. In 2011, stock market turnover decreased by 18%. In December, turnover fell even by 50%.

At least,…