Tag: companies

  • Glossary


    Growth Funds – Growth Funds are aggressively managed Mutual Funds that are directed by the fund manager to invest in promising new companies and/or companies that appear to be poised for rapid growth. As there is an added risk quotient to growth funds, they are typically bought by younger investors as opposed to those nearing […]

  • Glossary


    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 […]

  • Exchanges


    As the largest stock exchange in Africa and the 16th largest stock exchange in the world, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is probably the first one that comes to mind when one thinks about stock markets in Africa. However, just because this stock market is the largest and most successful on the continent, doesn’t mean it is the only one. The Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges have ...

  • Europe

    Ljubljana Stock Exchange

    Established in 1989, the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) is Slovenia's main stock and bond exchange corporation. The LJSE has the distinction of being the first stock exchange to be established in a socialist country – it beat Belgrade for the title by just one day. This stock exchange corporation could only be created after two new federal laws had been approved since old Yugoslavian ...

  • Europe

    French Stock Exchange

    Previously known as Paris Bourse, Euronext Paris in France is the country’s securities market. In September 2000 the Paris, Brussels (Belgium), Lisbon (Portugal) and Amsterdam (Netherlands) exchanges combined to create Euronext NV.

  • Asia

    Dubai Stock Exchange

    Created on August 6, 2007, to consolidate the Dubai Financial Market and NASDAQ Dubai, the Borse Dubai is a stock exchange located in the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai. This consolidation was undertaken with a view to strengthening Dubai's position as a capital market center with global influence. In September of that same year, Borse Dubai secured 28 percent of the London Stock ...

  • Europe

    Cyprus Stock Exchange

    The Cyprus Stock Exchange, also known as CSE, was established for the development of trade and securities markets and started operating in March 1996. Operations of the exchange are subject to the Cyprus Securities and Stock Exchange Law established and passed by the House of Representatives of Cyprus in April 1993. For brokers or stockbroker representatives to be accepted and ...

  • North America

    National Stock Exchange

    With offices in both Jersey City and Chicago, the National Stock Exchange (NSX) is regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Additionally, the NSX tracks all trading conducted on the exchange by means of systemic controls and automated daily surveillance. NSX views compliance with its own rules and federal securities laws as being essential to investor confidence and ...

  • Europe

    London Stock Exchange

    The London Stock Exchange was first founded in 1801 and is currently set up in London, England. Today it is considered to be one of the largest stock exchanges in the world and has many UK companies and overseas listings. Trade in shares was first realized when two voyages needed to be financed: The East India Company voyage to India and the east, and the Muscovy Company's attempt to reach ...

  • Asia

    Lahore Stock Exchange

    The Lahore Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited was first formed in October 1970 under the Securities and Exchange Ordinance of the Pakistan Government in an attempt to respond to the needs of the provincial metropolis of Punjab. It first started off with a total of 83 members situated in a rented building on Bank Square in Lahore. Since then the number of members has increased to 152 over the ...

  • North America

    New York Stock Exchange

    The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is owned and operated by NYSE Euronext and has its trading floors located at 11 Wall Street, with its main offices at 18 Broad Street, between Exchange Place and Wall Street. Both buildings are National Historic Landmarks in New York City's Manhattan district. The NYSE provides a platform for buyers and sellers to trade shares of stock for publicly listed ...

  • 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 ...