Tag: 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 ...

  • Spanish Stock Exchange

    The Spanish Stock Exchange, or BME, which stands for Bolas y Mercados Espanoles, is a collaboration of the various stock exchanges that deal with the systems and the securities that are traded within Spain. Under this umbrella, the securities markets are managed and run, with one unit that takes care of the making of decisions, and the overview of the markets that trade ...

  • Borsa Italiana

    Borsa Italiana S.p.A. is the main stock exchange in Italy. In 2007 Borsa Italiana was aquired by the London Stock Exchange (LSE), with daily operation remaining essentially unchanged. Situated in Milan its chief goal is to develop managed markets as well as maximizing their own transparency, liquidity and competitiveness whilst creating high levels of profitability. As the organization ...

  • Swiss Exchange

    The Swiss Exchange, or SIX, is one of the most technologically advanced stock exchanges in the world. And it is for this reason the SIX is the focal point and the main infrastructure in the financial sector in Switzerland. The Swiss Exchange manages and controls the vital links in the market, and provides one of the leading securities exchanges. The focus point in ...

  • Athens Stock Exchange

    The Athens Exchange, also known as the Athens Stock Exchange or ATHEX, is operated and managed by a council that consists of the Athens Exchange vice president and chairman, and one representative from each of the following: Bank of Greece, Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, listed companies, investment funds and brokers’ corporations. Becoming a member of the Athens ...

  • Trade

    International Trade Organizations and Free Trade Agreements Global financial markets are directly impacted by the trade practices of sovereign nations as well as the economic policies and agreements of regional organizations. Based upon geographic and historical factors, nation states are often best served by entering into bilateral and multilateral trading agreements with their ...

  • Ec

    EC stands for European Community. Though formally established in late 1992 and early 1993 as a result of the Maastricht treaty, the EC in its previous incarnation as the European Economic Community (EEC) or Common Market can trace its roots back to the 1957 signing of the Treaty of Rome. Most people, when asked to associate a particular image with the EC, state either the relatively new Euro ...

  • Europe

    There are many countries in Europe that enjoy some form of global market exchange. Whilst some of these countries have well-developed economies and excellent, well-developed and transparent stock markets, others are still emerging from a period of difficult government and are picking up the pieces of their fragmented economy. Some of these countries – especially those in Central and Eastern ...