Date Last Updated: August 22, 2019

Tag: economy

  • 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, ...

  • Europe

    Budapest Stock Exchange

    The headquarters of the comparatively new Budapest Stock Exchange can be found in Budapest, the capital of Hungary. The new stock exchange replaces the unofficial “Budapest Stock Exchange Index” used when the transition from the socialist to the market economy was taking place. At this present point the exchange contains 20 different stocks. The high of the new stock exchange was 25550.68 ...

  • South America

    Lima Stock Exchange

    The Lima Stock Exchange, also known as Bolsa de Valores de Lima S.A., has its roots in the 19th century commerce court known as the Tribunal del Consulado. This court played an important role in the creation of the country’s Commerce Exchange and so was essentially where it all started. However, the actual establishment of Bolsa de Valores only occurred on 31 December 1860 and operations ...

  • South America

    Buenos Aires Exchange

    The Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (BCBA), or in English, the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, located in the central business district of Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires, is the country's primary stock exchange, offering comprehensive services to listed companies, traders and investors. BCBA was established in 1854 by the well-respected businessman, and the first President of ...

  • Africa

    Ghana Stock Exchange

    It took nearly twenty years from the time when the concept of establishing a stock exchange in Ghana originated to the time it was actually implemented. While the move would have greatly helped to improve the local economy, providing an efficient vehicle for the mobilizing and allocation of capital for economic development and growth in the country, it was not until 1989 that efforts to ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Trade

    Gatt

    GATT, or more properly “the GATT”, stands for the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. This historic agreement was formulated at the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference that, even while World War II still raged, sought to facilitate and boost the world’s economic recovery once the war ended. The economists and diplomats from the 23 countries who formulated GATT set as their prime mission the ...

  • Companies

    Conagra

    ConAgra, a member of the NYSE, is a special member of the stock market community. Its name, which is an acronym for ‘Consolidated Agriculture’, says much about how this company stands apart from most of the rest of the stock market. Of the stock market listed companies from the industrial and service sectors, some also deal in grains, sugar and other pure agricultural commodities. However, ...

  • Companies

    Walmart

    Statements relating to Wal-Mart which float around in stock market circles, could confuse an outsider in to thinking that it is a country being discussed! Indeed, the scale of operations of Wal-Mart is such that it is almost as though an entire Government has listed on a stock market! The dimensions emanate from its deep penetration of the U.S. market, the vast range of products and ...

  • Sectors

    Trends

    Stock Market Trends in the Economy The stock market environment has experienced over a decade of market reforms in countries such as China, Russia, and India, which were excessively and bureaucratically regulated earlier. The effects of such sweeping liberal moves reach beyond national boundaries, since markets are now so inter-related. The best companies now list on more than one stock ...