BizTerm Definition
Budapest Stock Exchange
Full Definition

The only Hungarian stock exchange which reopened in June 1990 after being closed for 42 years. Currently (1992) the exchange trades 21 shares, of which 7 are actually listed, one government bond and one institutional bond. Options are also traded informally between exchange members. In 1991, turnover was Ft10.2 billion with a daily volume averaging Ft40 million. In 1992 the BSE had 48 members. See also Budapest Commodities Exchange.


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