What is the Frankfurt Stock Exchange?
The Frankfurt stock exchange, as you have undoubtedly understood, is situated in Germany, at Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt on the Main). Built in 1820 with the aim of developing this financial market, the Frankfurt stock market has gradually developed its place at the heart of the German economy. Nowadays it is the most important exchange market in the country as it alone unites 85% of national exchanges and boasts no less than 35% of European share trading. The Frankfurt stock exchange is also one of the largest financial markets in the world, third after New York and Tokyo.
The Frankfurt stock exchange building is decorated with two famous statues, a bear symbolising a fall in the rates, and a bull symbolising a rise in the rates. It is the company Deutsche Börse that is responsible for the listing of this stock market. Its major stock market index is the DAX.
Now directly connected to the DAX 30 index, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange has gained its reputation and position over time. Nowadays it represents the largest Stock Market in Germany as it processes nearly 85% of the national trades as well as 35% of European trades in shares.
Why follow the quote live from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange?
The Frankfurt Stock Exchange quotation is operated by the company Deutsche Börse. It is quite important to follow this rate, even more so if you trade on the DAX index.
In fact, with the quote from this stock market you will be able to trade more effectively on numerous European shares that are traded here each day. You will be able to identify the best opportunities and companies that could prove most beneficial for your stock market portfolio.
It is now possible to follow this quote live online.
How to follow the listing of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange?
There are different ways of following the movements of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange listing in real time. The first consists of following the movements in the rates of all the shares that are quoted which are retransmitted live and continuously from this financial market.
However the simplest way of following the listing of this stock market is undoubtedly to follow the rate of the main German index, the DAX30. This index is, as its name indicates, composed of the shares of the 30 German companies that have the highest share capital and therefore are representative of the country’s economic activity.
Historical rates of the Frankfurt stock exchange:
The historical stock market charts for the DAX are interesting as they show a strong volatility of this asset over the short and medium terms, although this volatility is also strong for long positions.
In fact, over the last ten years, the DAX 30 has been showing an overall rise with several major peaks of which the first was in September 2007, followed by a downward trend and a new rise in May 2011.
However it is since September 2011 that we can observe the strongest rise with a constant growth still observable even now which makes this index highly attractive to European and international investors seeking profits.