Date Last Updated: August 18, 2019

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    The past few years have seen rapid advances in technology, which has in turn brought about significant changes in the way stock exchanges operate. Electronic trading has to a great extent ...

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Resources and Articles

  • Europe

    Athens Stock Exchange

    The Athens Exchange, also known as the Athens Stock Exchange or ATHEX, is operated and managed by a council that consists of the Athens Exchange vice president and chairman, and one representative from each of the following: Bank of Greece, Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, listed companies, investment funds and brokers’ corporations. Becoming a member of the Athens ...

  • North America

    Arizona Stock Exchange

    The Arizona Stock Exchanged was closed in October 2001, primarily due to a lack of volume. Founded by Steve Wunsch in 1990 as Wunsch Auction Systems, the Arizona Stock Exchange (AZX) is an electronically enabled stock exchange. Its main function is that of carrying out eTrading after stock market house. Just two years after it was founded, the company headquarters were moved to Phoenix, ...

  • Trade

    Asean

    ASEAN stands for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a pan-regional association founded in 1967 with the aim of supporting economic, social and cultural development among its members and throughout the Southeast Asian region as a whole. The organization began with five founding members: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand but has grown over the past 40 years ...

  • North America

    Bermuda Stock Exchange

    The Bermuda Stock Exchange, or BSX, first opened for trade in 1971. The BSX is an open market that is completely electronic, dealing with centralized settlement and daily trades. Three of Bermudas’ banking institutions form part of the Bermuda Stock Exchange ownership. It was changed to a limited liability company in 1992, with membership available to any international ...

  • South America

    Sao Paulo Stock Exchange

    The São Paulo Stock Exchange or BOVESPA is Brazil's only stock trade center as well as the largest stock exchange throughout Latin America. In fact, it accounts for almost 70% of the trade volume in the region. Brazil's stock exchange has a highly developed technological infrastructure. BOVESPA is a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), World Federation ...

  • Futures

    Trading

    You probably know someone who trades in stocks. They may be a day-trader, a long term investor, or someone who just dips their toe into the market from time to time. Perhaps this describes you! When it comes to trading Futures, however, you may draw a blank unless your career involves you in banking and investing.