EASDAQ


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European Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation (EASDAQ)

European equivalent of Nasdaq.

EASDAQ

A defunct European electronic securities exchange headquartered in Brussels. Founded originally as a European equivalent to NASDAQ, it was purchased by the American exchange in 2001 and became NASDAQ Europe. In 2003, it shut down operations as a result of the burst of the dot-com bubble.
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A byproduct of this concern for information production and analyst follow-up is the high level of interest generated by the creation of a pan-European market for growth firms, the EASDAQ, launched in Brussels in the Fall of 1996.
Popkin Software & Systems, which has its European headquarters in Leamington, is to become the first US company to simultaneously list on the London and Easdaq exchanges.
Quoted on both the Nasdaq and Easdaq stock markets, the Flemish firm is valued at some USD6.5 billion.
The company raised 16.5m euros ($17.4m) when it floated on the Easdaq market in June.
Lernout & Hauspie (NASDAQ:LHSPF)(EASDAQ: LHSP) (L&H(TM)), a worldwide market leader in speech and linguistic technologies, products and services, has unveiled the world's first PC-based Cantonese continuous-speech recognition product.
Esat Clear is a division of Esat Telecommunications Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Esat Telecom Group plc, (NASDAQ:ESATY) (EASDAQ:ESAT).
On Wednesday, pan-European stock exchange Easdaq cut its trading costs sharply in a bid to generate more volumes and beef up cross-border trading.
Similar hikes have been seen in Europe where markets for fast growth companies have been set up, such as the Neuer Mark or EASDAQ, although the number of companies listed and the volumes traded fade into relative insignificance when compared with NASDAQ.Europe is dragging its feet in terms of embracing the e-economy, warns the Commission.
The company said that its flotation on Easdaq in April (CI No 3,637) had meant the postponing of a project for a European government which it declined to name.
Lernout & Hauspie (NASDAQ:LHSPF)(EASDAQ:LHSP.ED) (L&H), Burlington, Mass., a worldwide market leader in speech and linguistic technologies, products and services, has launched L&H Voice Xpress for Legal(TM)- Litigation Edition, the first legal dictation product to combine continuous speech recognition and L&H's industry-leading Natural Language Technology.
Esat Telecom is part of Esat Telecom Group plc (NASDAQ: ESATY and EASDAQ: ESAT) which also comprises corporate Internet Service Provider, Esat Net (formerly EUnet Ireland); networking systems integration company, BridgeCom Group, as well as 45% of GSM mobile phone operator, Esat Digifone.
The company, whose shares are traded on Easdaq and Nasdaq, the European and US high-tech stock markets, was refused a London listing in 1998 because of its lack of trading history.