The Securities Market (Burza cennych papierov) in Bratislava and Creditanstalt Securities, o.c.p., a.s. Bratislava agreed to amend the structure of the official securities index SAX from 4 February 1997. The number of companies whose shares comprise the index has increased from 12 to 16.

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