Tag: bonds

  • South America

    Caracas Stock Exchange

    The Bolsa de Valores de Caracas (BVC) or as it is more commonly referred to, Caracas Stock Exchange is located in Caracas, Venezuela. It was first founded in 1947 but three decades later it amalgamated with its competitor to become the only securities exchange operating in Venezuela. The merged exchanges had 43 shareholders, which later increased to 63 members in 1995.

  • North America

    San Diego Exchange

    The beautiful state of California in the United States is often thought of as a place of sun and sand or of beautiful snow-covered peaks. It is, in many respects, the nations playground and it enjoys a thriving economy. When it comes to business, the people of California certainly don’t take life lying down and the San Diego Stock Exchange is the state’s main avenue of stock and bond ...

  • Europe

    Oslo Stock Exchange

    The Oslo Stock Exchange (OSX), also known as the Oslo Børs ASA, is the chief share trading market in Norway. Norway's stock exchange was introduced back in 1819 under the name of Christiana Børs. Although at first it did not have a listing or stock exchange, it was a gathering place for investors who would trade foreign currencies, ship shares, ships and commodities. In 1881 the Børs began ...

  • Asia

    Tokyo Stock Exchange

    The Tokyo Stock Exchange, or TSE, is one of five stock exchanges that operate in Japan, and is known to be one of the most important stock exchanges in the world, trading with approximately 1.5 million shares, on average, in a day. Within Japan, the Tokyo Stock Exchange is without a doubt the biggest. The TSE has about 2276 companies listed, both internationally and on the ...

  • Investing

    Bear Markets

    A Bear Market is one in which share prices are falling. It may refer to the market as a whole, or only to a specified sector. For example, a bear market in gold lasted from January 1980 and did not end until June 1999, during which time the price of the precious metal fell from around $850 per ounce all the way down to $253 per ounce. Another instance of a sector bear market was that caused ...

  • Asia

    Tehran Stock Exchange

    The Tehran Stock Exchange was first conceptualized in 1936, with research being carried out with regard to the feasibility of establishing a stock exchange. World War II put the idea on hold, but after the ratification of the Stock Exchange Act in 1967, the Tehran Stock Exchange, or TSE, was officially opened in 1968. During its starting years, the TSE only dealt with ...

  • Europe

    Irish Stock Exchange

    The very first exchange that was opened in Dublin was established in the year 1793. Today, the Irish Stock Exchange is a major infrastructure in the financial sector of Ireland. The Irish Stock Exchange, also known as the ISE, deals with a vast range of securities that include covered warrants, equities, government bonds, corporate bonds, exchange traded funds, specialist ...

  • Glossary

    I

    IPO – The abbreviation “IPO” stands for Initial Public Offering, which refers to a private company’s conversion to a public company through the issuance of stock. Many IPOs are highly anticipated as investors line up to purchase shares in a particularly promising company with a proven record of market success and profitability. Income Funds – […]

  • Glossary

    B

    Balanced Funds – Balanced Funds are a type of Mutual Fund that seeks to provide a greater degree of security – and correspondingly less risk – than other kinds of mutual funds. Balanced Funds incorporate Bonds and other debt securities in their portfolios. The bond quotient tends to moderate any sudden decline in the fund’s […]

  • Asia

    Istanbul Stock Exchange

    The Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) was founded as an autonomous professional organization for the trading in bonds, bills, equities, securities, certificates and real estate in early 1986. Known as the Istanbul Menkul Kiymetler Borsasi (IMKB) in Turkish, the ISE is still the only such trading corporation in existence in Turkey today. The ISE is currently situated at 34467 Emirgan in a modern ...

  • South America

    Santiago Stock Exchange

    Founded in 1893 the Santiago Stock Exchange (SSE) – or Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago as it is known locally – is the dominant stock exchange for Chile. The founding of the SSE was a vitally important step towards injecting life into the national economy. When it was founded there were already 329 Incorporated Companies – many of which were in the mining industry. The SSE has since gone ...

  • Asia

    Shanghai Stock Exchange

    The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) was formed in 1990 and was in operation a month later in the city of Shanghai as the biggest exchange in Mainland China. China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) controls this non-profit making membership institution. The SSE bases its development on the principle of "legislation, supervision, self-regulation and standardization" to produce an open, ...