The Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) was founded in 1876 as a self regulated public organization. In 1918 ASE was transformed into a public entity.
European Stock Exchanges
Bulgarian Stock Exchange-Sofia was officially licensed by the State Securities and Exchange Commission to operate as a stock exchange on October 9, 1997 and is currently the only functioning stock exchange in Bulgaria.
Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) was founded in 1882 but its history traces back to 1839, when commodities-trade exchanges were established in Bucharest. Throughout its existence, the activities of the Bucharest Stock Exchange were affected by t