Birgit Kuras

VSE: US Interest Rate Decision Likely to Increase Appeal of Austrian Stocks

The Vienna Stock Exchange can look back at a year of solid developments on the stock market in 2015. The uptrend in equity trading volumes has now been sustained for more than two years: trading volumes were up by 24.3%; the ATX gained 11.20%, and innovations in bond trading were the highlights of the year. Market capitalization on the Vienna Stock Exchange reached EUR 86.28 billion in December 2015. This was a gain of 7.86% over the year-end figure of 2014.

December 18, 2015

Steep Q3 Rise in Equity Trading Volumes on Vienna Stock Exchange

Despite the traditional sluggishness in summer months, trading volumes in equities rose steeply in Q3 2015 by 19.1%, climbing from EUR 11.41 billion (Q3 2014) to EUR 13.59 billion (Q3 2105).

October 7, 2015

VSE's Operating Income Up 17% in 2014, CEESEG also Slightly Up

The Vienna Stock Exchange (VSE) and the CEE Stock Exchange Group report solid FY 2014 results. Vienna Stock Exchange's operating income is up 17% in 2014, mainly driven by the steadily increasing trading volume. Also, new members have been elected to the supervisory board.

June 23, 2015

Vienna Stock Exchange: ATX Upswing Drives Up Equity Trading in Q1

The Vienna Stock Exchange has seen the strongest monthly equity turnover since August 2011. The average monthly trading volume to date in 2015 is EUR 5.04 billion which represents a gain of 26.61% over the average monthly trading volume of the year 2014 (EUR 3.98 billion).

April 2, 2015

Vienna: ATX Remains one of the Most Undervalued Stock Indices

"We strongly believe in the potential of the ATX. By comparison to Western Europe and the US, stocks on the Austrian market have moderate valuations and this makes them more attractive to investors."

July 2, 2014

CESEE: Lack in FDI Causes Modest Economic Growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is cautiously optimistic about economic growth in CESEE.

January 14, 2014

„CESEE Is Not the Devil Anymore“

Regarding the development of the CESEE equity market, Birgit Kuras, CEO of Vienna Stock Exchange (VSE) demonstrates optimism.

October 14, 2013

No IPO´s at Vienna Stock Exchange

Last year, VSE did not record a single initial public offering. Nevertheless, the equity market performed satisfyingly.

January 3, 2013

Vienna Stock Exchange: Management Demonstrates Optimism

Birgit Kuras, CEO of Vienna Stock Exchange, is satisfied with the performance of the Austrian main index ATX.

December 30, 2012

„The Worst Is Over Now“

In an interview with the Austrian newspaper “Die Presse”, Birgit Kuras explains that Vienna Stock Exchange faces an upward trend.

November 23, 2012

Vienna Stock Exchange Wants Austrian Post to Become Privatized

Birgit Kuras, CEO of Vienna Stock Exchange, wants the Austrian state to reduce its 53% stake in Austrian Post.

October 19, 2012

Bad Times for Vienna Stock Exchange

Compared to August 2011, stock turnover fell by 66% last month. Turnover only reached € 2.3bn.

September 4, 2012

Vienna Stock Exchange: „Too Early for Investments“

VSE´s CEO Birgit Kuras explains why listings at Vienna Stock Exchange are declining. In the medium term, the conditions for the equity market would be favorable, however.

July 26, 2012

Vienna Stock Exchange Calls for New Listings

Birgit Kuras, the new member of VSE´s management board aims to enhance the stock exchange´s importance and pushes for further privatizations.

March 27, 2012

New Management at Vienna Stock Exchange

Birgit Kuras is the new Member of the Management Board of Wiener Börse AG.

January 18, 2012
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