The ATX Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Businessn.a. ♦ Published: January 3, 2011; 13:32 ♦ (Vindobona)

Despite long-term attractive returns of the ATX, Austrians are not eager to invest in shares.

The ATX Celebrates its 20th Anniversary / Picture: © Wiener Börse AG / VSE Vienna Stock Exchange

Since 2 January 1991, the Vienna Stock Exchange calculates the Austrian Traded Index ATX. The ATX contains the 20 most liquid shares, the so-called blue chips of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

In recent years, the ATX went through some ups and downs: after the Russian crisis in the late nineties and the Internet bubble at the start of the new millennium, the ATX has developed…