Tag: equities

  • Australasia

    South Pacific Exchange

    Companies such as FijiCare Insurance Limited, Foster’s Group Pacific Limited, Amalgamated Telecom Holding Limited, R B Patel Group Limited and Toyota Tsusho (South Seas) Limited are all companies that are listed on the South Pacific Stock Exchange. The South Pacific Stock Exchange, or SPSE, is located on the Fiji Islands and aims to become the most prominent stock exchange in ...

  • North America

    NASDAQ OMX BX

    The history of the Boston Stock Exchange (BSE) goes back to the 1830s, when local businessmen were looking for alternatives to invest the wealth they had accumulated through the insurance, banking and shipping industries. As the area developed, it was vital to raise more capital so that the region's businesses and other enterprises could be funded, and so it was that in 1834, the BSE was ...

  • 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 ...

  • Europe

    Omx Stock Exchanges

    OMX Exchanges is a huge securities market active in Northern Europe. OMX owns exchanges right through the Nordic and Baltic region and is also dedicated to providing services as well as technology to securities industry companies worldwide. OMX Technology is a world leader in the field of financial instruments trading systems. Established in 2003 when OM and HEX merged, OMX provides market ...

  • South America

    Mexican Stock Exchange

    The Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, also referred to as BMV or the Mexican Stock Exchange, is the chief stock exchange in Mexico. Located in Mexico City at Paseo de la Reforma, BMV is a private limited company. Shareholders of Mexico's stock exchange are all brokerage firms. BMV trades in debt instruments such as CETES (Federal Treasury Certificates); investment unit bonds, BONDES (federal ...

  • 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 ...

  • Investing

    Day Trading

    Day Trading is a modern phenomenon that has received an inordinate amount of publicity. The popular picture of a day trader is an average person who buys and sells equities from their home or work computer, bypassing the traditional stock broker and stock exchange establishment. This image appeals to society’s natural backing of the underdog who beats the cigar smoking “backroom boys” at ...

  • Investing

    Penny Stocks

    Penny stocks are defined by no less an authority as the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) as stocks issued by companies with low market capitalization, typically under $500 million. Penny stocks may trade at prices of more than $1 per share, but the SEC uses the share price to categorize them rather than their level of market capitalization. Although penny stocks are sometimes traded on ...