Vienna Stock Exchange (ATX)

Stock Exchange

The Wiener Börse, or Vienna Stock Exchange, is the primary stock exchange of Austria and also operates the Prague Stock Exchange and the Energy Exchange Austria (EXAA). The exchange uses the electronic Xetra system created by the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Contracts traded on the ATX include stocks (close to 100 companies are listed on the exchange), structured products, exchange traded funds (ETFs), bonds, options, certificates, forex, depository receipts and over-the-counter products.

The ATX allows for a wide range of order types (market order, limit order, market-to-limit order, iceberg order, stop market order, stop limit order) and time based validity limits (good-for-day, good-till-date, good-till-canceled). More than 70 financial services providers participate in the exchange.

ATX performance is tracked by the ATX index.

Trading hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CET (UTC+1)
Pre-market trading hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. CET
Post-market trading hours: Monday through Friday 5:34 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. CET
Settlement cycle: T+2

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