Vilnius Stock Exchange (formerly known as “National Stock Exchange of Lithuania” and now “NASDAQ Vilnius”) was founded in 1992 in Vilnius, Lithuania and held its first session with 19 securities listed.
European Stock Exchanges
The Tallinn Stock Exchange, now “Nasdaq Tallinn” is the only regulated secondary securities market in Estonia.
The Riga Stock Exchange (RSE), now "NASDAQ Riga" was founded in 1993. Four Latvian commercial banks were the founding members while Mr.
Bratislava Stock Exchange (BSSE), founded through a Memorandum of Foundation from 8 January 1991 by banks and insurance companies, is the sole operator of a regulated market of securities in the Slovak Republic.
The Montenegro Stock Exchange (MNSE) is Montenegro's only stock exchange. The MNSE was founded 1993 and the first shareholders of the Stock Exchange were the Republic of Montenegro and four banks from Montenegro:
Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) is Slovenia's only stock exchange. LJSE was established in 1989. However, brokerage in Slovenia has a much longer tradition.
Polish capital market traditions go back to 1817, when the first state-organized exchange, the Warsaw Mercantile Exchange, was established in Warsaw.
The Belgrade Stock Exchange, known locally as the Beogradska Berza (BB) was founded in 1894 after the King of Serbia Milan M. Obrenović proclaimed the Stock exchange law of 1886.
Borsa Istanbul (BIST) was formed from the merger of the Istanbul Stock Exchange, Istanbul Gold Exchange, and the Turkish Derivatives Exchange.
The Hungarian Stock Exchange, the ancestor of today’s Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE) started its operation on 18 January 1864 in Pest on the banks of the Danube.