Hanover Stock Exchange (HAN) .HA

DEFINITION of 'Hanover Stock Exchange (HAN) .HA'

Formerly located in Hanover, Germany, this stock exchange is now defunct.

BREAKING DOWN 'Hanover Stock Exchange (HAN) .HA'

The HAN merged with the Hamburg Stock Exchange in 1999 to form the BOAG Borsen AG. This new entity has been overshadowed by the Frankfurt Exchange.

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