German Stock Prices and ExchangeEconomic Issues By: Emily Pope Period: 8 Quarter: 4
German Stock Exchange • The entire German Stock Exchange consists of eight stock exchanges situated in different parts of the country. • All of these Stock Exchanges are enormously potent and significant to the world economy. • Being the largest in Europe, the German economy is a close third behind those of the US & Japan. • Germany ranks among the wealthiest of nations.
Stock Exchange in Berlin • The Börse Berlin Stock Exchange located in Berlin, Germany has secondary stock listings for over 6,000 US securities. • Most of them are normally listed on the NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX, OTCBB, and pink sheet markets. • In September 2007 Börse Berlin AG, operator of one of Germanys oldest stock exchanges, acquired control over London based Equiduct Systems in order to offer new state-of-the art stock exchange services to financial institutions trading in the European markets.
Frankfurt Stock Exchange • The Frankfurt stock market is Germany's leading stock exchange, serving over 90% of the German market. • Out of the 300 market participants in the Frankfurt stock market, nearly 50% of these are from foreign countries. • The Frankfurt stock market is part of the Deutsche Borse and is one of the world's first stock exchanges. • As a stocks trade-place, the Frankfurt stock market is the third largest exchange in the world.
German Stock Price Changes • The German Stock Exchange has been doing extremely well over the past few years. • This has earned Germany a position as one of the most wealthy countries in the world. • Today’s data “shows welcome signs of resilience in the Germany economy, which comes as reassuring news” said Marco Valli, chief eurozone economist at UniCredit SpA in Milan.
Fragen: 1.) What percentage of the German Market does the Frankfurt Stock Exchange serve? A.) 90% B.) 25% C.) 57% 2.) How many market participants are there at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange? A.) 450 B.) 300 C.) Some Number
Antwort: 1.) a 2.) b
Websites Used • http://articles.latimes.com/2011/aug/19/business/la-fiw-global-markets-20110820 • http://berlinstockmarket.com/ • http://www.germanstockexchange.net/category/stocks/ • http://germanstockexchange.info/ • http://www.economywatch.com/stockexchanges/german.html • http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-26/european-stock-futures-littlee-changed-before-ifo-reportt.html