Tag: capitalization

  • Europe

    Lisbon Stock Exchange

    The Lisbon Exchange or as it was known in 1769, the Business Man's Assembly, could be found in a small tower on the eastern side of the Praca do Comercio. It was a century later that the actual Porto Stock Exchange was created. The Lisbon stock exchange went through some bad times in the early 70's, eventually being closed down but on 28th February 1977 all the transactions of all the ...

  • Europe

    Frankfurt Stock Exchange

    The city of Frankfurt has the unique distinction of being host to one of the first stock exchanges in the world. Owned and operated by Deutsche Borse, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is the third largest trade-place for stocks in the world and the second largest in terms of market capitalization. There are currently about 6823 companies quoted on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the exchange ...

  • 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

    Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Located in the vibrant city of Jakarta, the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) came about as a result of a merger between the Jakarta Stock Exchange and the Surabaya Stock Exchange. At the end of December 2007, 383 companies were listed with the IDX having a combined market capitalization amounting to $212 billion.

  • 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 ...

  • Companies


    As one of the seven largest pharmaceutical companies in the world by revenue and market capitalization, Merck & Co., Inc., continues to be a leader in the research and development of pharmaceutical products in its quest to improve both human and animal health. In line with its goal, Merck publishes a best-selling medical reference book known as the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, more ...