Record performance for the ATX

Businessn.a. ♦ Published: December 30, 2010; 23:17 ♦ (Vindobona)

The main index of the Vienna Stock Exchange managed to get into a top position in international comparisons. The losses caused by the crisis could be partially offset.

Record performance for the ATX / Picture: ©

2010  has been a very successful year for the ATX. The growth of the index was about 17%, reaching on December 30 a year-end level of 2,926 points. The growth rate is mainly concentrated in the second half-year, because the first months were dominated by the euro crisis.

In 2009, the growth of 43% was  significantly higher, but this happened after the massive losses of…