The Malta Stock Exchange, originally known as the Casino della Borsa, became a reality upon enactment of the Malta Stock Exchange Act in 1990, and commenced its trading operations on 8 January 1992.
European Stock Exchanges
The first stock exchange in the financial history of Albania was the Tirana Stock Exchange (TSE) opened in 1996 as a department of the Albanian Central Bank.
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.
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.