Financial Assets

Vienna Stock Exchange Overcomes Challenges in 2023 with Record Bond Listings

The Vienna Stock Exchange experienced a challenging year in 2023, characterized by high interest rates, persistent inflation and geopolitical tensions affecting the European equity markets. Despite these unfavorable conditions, which impacted trading activity, the exchange achieved a record year for bond listings.

January 8, 2024

Global Wealth Report: Austrian Financial Wealth Increased

A new analysis of global wealth shows that private financial assets have increased internationally, but also in Austria. In this article you can find out how strongly Austria's economy has developed in recent years and how much the average Austrian has in his or her bank account.

September 21, 2022

Austria Joins European Financial Reporting Advisory Group

According to Austria's Finance Minister Gernot Blümel, Austria's accession to the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) strengthens Austria's interests at the international level and allows for a more active role in European and international standard setting in financial reporting.

March 29, 2021

Financial Assets of Austrians Back at Record Level After Slump

Austrians have never been richer than today. Private financial assets have recovered and improved after a significant decline in the first quarter of 2020 due to Covid-19.

August 25, 2020

Repatriation of Austrian Gold Reserves Nearing Completion

This year, and not in 2020, the OeNB Austrian National Bank is already concluding its repatriation campaign for half of its gold reserves. By the end of the year, 140 tonnes of gold are to be stored in Austria, with the other 140 tonnes remaining in London (84 tonnes) and Switzerland (56 tonnes).

March 30, 2018

Austrian Households with Second Lowest Debt Ratio in Western Europe

A lower ratio was only recorded for Belgium. In the year 2010, Austrians’ gross financial assets averaged € 59,346.

September 14, 2011

Wealth Growth of Private Households Comes to a Halt

Austrian households’ financial assets increased only marginally to € 462bn in the first quarter. Investments in bank bonds were the driving factor with a total of € 1.1bn.

July 14, 2011

Austria Has 37,000 Dollar-Millionaires

Global wealth has grown by 8% in the last year. Austria is found among the countries with the highest concentration of millionaires.

June 1, 2011

Inheritances: A Trillion in the Next 30 Years

The next generation will inherit assets of 80,000 euro per capita.

November 5, 2010
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