Join us in celebrating the 150-year anniversary of the Stockholm Exchange. The Stockholm Stock Exchange first opened for trading on February 4, 1863 following a parliamentary decision in the autumn of 1862.
During the first day of trading there were 22 number of trades, today there is an average of 225,000 number of trades by customers from all over the world. The history of the Stockholm Stock Exchange also reflects the development of Sweden from being a small local economy to an actor in the global economic arena.
Stockholm Stock Exchange is now owned by NASDAQ OMX, but our role is, now as it was then, to provide companies with capital and investors with attractive investment opportunities.
Opening Bell, 4 February 2013, Stockholm
To celebrate the 150 year anniversary Peter Norman, Minister for Financial Markets, tolled the bell to open the market at NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm.
View the opening bell ceremony » (8m 12sec, in Swedish)
Closing Bell, 4 February 2013, New York
The closing ceremony of the Stockholm market was held at NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
(Videos below in Swedish)