Date Last Updated: August 22, 2019

Tag: brokers

  • North America

    Philadelphia Stock Exchange

    Located in the CBD of Philadelphia, NASDAQ OMX PHLX (previously the Philadelphia Stock Exchange) was founded in 1790 as the Board of Brokers and is the oldest stock exchange in the United States. During its more than 200 years of history, the PHLX has gone through many location and name changes, but has held on to its determination to provide an efficient and transparent service to its ...

  • Europe

    Macedonian Stock Exchange

    The Macedonian Stock Exchange was founded in 1995 as a place where securities could be traded from a central location. It started trading officially on 28 March 1996 and is Macedonia’s first organized stock exchange. When it was founded, the MSE was a non-profit joint stock company. It took only 500 000 Euros to start and current legislation prevented anything other than banks and other ...

  • North America

    NYSE Amex

    Based in Manhattan, New York City, the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) was acquired by NYSE Euronext on January 17, 2008, with the objective of integrating it with Alternext European and branding it as NYSE Alternext U.S. However, in March 2009 the newly formed NYSE Alternext U.S. was rebranded to its current identity of NYSE Amex Equities as part of NYSE Euronext.

  • North America

    Toronto Stock Exchange

    The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is owned by the TMX Group and is promoted on the TMX Group website as providing "senior issuers with efficient access to public equity, liquidity for existing and new investors, and the prestige and market exposure associated with being listed on a world-class market." Located in Canada's most populous city, Toronto, the TSX is the largest stock exchange in ...

  • Asia

    Thailand Stock Exchange

    The Stock Exchange of Thailand, also known as SET, is a trading system that is supported by a securities depository center, clearing house and a securities registrar. Together with a service division that offers assistance on securities information, they form a stock exchange that provides a secure trading environment for both investors and brokers. SET is regulated by the ...

  • Australasia

    Asia Pacific Stock Exchange

    The Asia Pacific Exchange Limited (APX) is one of the securities exchange groups operating in Australia. Regulated by the Australia Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) APX is required at all time to conduct business in a manner that is fair, orderly and transparent. AIMS Financial Group (AIMS) became a major shareholder of APX in October 2008, providing an essential source of funds ...

  • Asia

    Bombay Stock Exchange

    Located at Dalal Street, Mumbai, India, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is the oldest exchange in Asia, and with more than 4,700 companies listed, it is believed to have the greatest number of listings in the world. Together with the National Stock Exchange of India, the BSE accounts for significant volumes of share trading in Asia.

  • Investing

    Buying On Margin

    Buying on Margin, also known as Margin Buying, is the practice of buying shares or securities using money borrowed from a broker. The amount of the loan may be several times more than the investor’s own contribution- for example $20 from the investor and $80 from the broker to purchase a $100 share of stock. Since the purchased securities themselves are the collateral backing up the loan, ...