Massive Cut in Stock Turnover

Businessn.a. ♦ Published: April 3, 2012; 13:02 ♦ (Vindobona)

In March, the Vienna Stock Exchange recorded a dramatic decrease in stock turnover. The first three months of 2012 brought a decline in sales by 40%.

Massive Cut in Stock Turnover / Picture: ©

The Vienna Stock Exchange faces an enormous decline in trading activity. Already in January and February, stock turnover was down dramatically. In January, the decline reached 35% against January 2011. In February, the decrease amounted to 27.45%. As a result, turnover in February was the lowest since 2004.

Already in 2011, turnover decreased by 18%. The most dramatic impact was…