Tag: banking

  • Europe

    Zagreb Stock Exchange

    The Zagreb Stock Exchange, also known as ZSE, is a relatively new stock exchange, as it was established in 1991, and operates from Zagreb, which is located in Croatia. By 2006, the Zagreb Stock Exchange had approximately 202 companies listed on the exchange, such as Atlantic Grupa dd, Ingra dd, AD Plastik dd, Centar Banka dd and Croatia Airlines dd. The company OMX was approached by the ZSE, ...

  • North America


    The history of the Boston Stock Exchange (BSE) goes back to the 1830s, when local businessmen were looking for alternatives to invest the wealth they had accumulated through the insurance, banking and shipping industries. As the area developed, it was vital to raise more capital so that the region's businesses and other enterprises could be funded, and so it was that in 1834, the BSE was ...

  • Asia

    Philippine Stock Exchange

    The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is the primary stock exchange in the Philippines and is also considered as one of the main stock exchanges in Southeast Asia. The PSE was Asia's first stock exchange, formed in 1927, and is also the longest continually operating exchange. The Philippine Stock Exchange has two trading floors, one at its headquarters in Pasig City and the other in Makati ...

  • Europe

    Luxembourg Stock Exchange

    The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be small, but it has the distinction of being the wealthiest nation in the world on a per capita basis. Bordered by France, Germany and Belgium, this landlocked state has enjoyed a very good political, economic and social environment for many years. Such a stable economic and political environment has resulted in excellent trade relations with other ...

  • 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 ...

  • Companies

    Merril Lynch

    As a subsidiary of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch provides a range of financial services world-wide. Prior to being acquired by Bank of America during the financial crisis of 2008, Merrill Lynch was listed on the New York Stock Exchange as a publicly owned company. Following the transition to a subsidiary of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch absorbed the global banking and wealth management ...

  • Companies


    Promoting itself as the "world’s local bank", HSBC has its headquarters in London, with an international network including 8,500 offices in 86 countries and territories in Europe, the Americas, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa. More than 220,000 shareholders located in 119 countries and territories hold HSBC Holdings' shares, which are listed on stock exchanges in London, ...

  • Companies


    Citigroup Inc. is considered to be one of America's "Big Four" banks, the others being Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo. With more than 16,000 offices in over 140 countries, Citigroup has around 300,000 employees worldwide and holds over 200 million customer accounts.

  • Companies

    Morgan Chase

    JP Morgan Chase is a world leader in financial services, and has the distinction of being one of the oldest of its kind in the world, with roots going back to 1854 when Junius S. Morgan started his career in financial circles. His son J. Pierpont Morgan took over the reigns, joining forces with Anthony J. Drexel to establish the firm of Drexel, Morgan & Co in New York in 1871. This later ...

  • Sectors


    Banking - Backbone of the EconomyWhile the definition of a bank may vary from country to country, it is generally defined as a financial institution engaged in banking activities, including accepting deposits, honoring checks drawn against clients' funds, and offering investment funds and loans (which are channeled from the deposits accepted). Moving with the times and technology, the ...