Tag: exchanges

  • Exchanges

    With a few exceptions, the days of open outcry on trading floors may be over, but Stock Market Exchanges continue to play an integral role in global capitalism. Competition between Exchanges is becoming an increasingly interesting phenomenon, and with modern technology making the world into a global village, competition has no geographical borders.

  • North America

    Chicago Stock Exchange

    Based in the third largest city in the United States, the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX) operates as a national securities exchange and self-regulated organization under the oversight of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As an integral element of the National Market System, CHX offers competition to all U.S. equity markets and facilitates trading transactions in virtually all ...

  • 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 ...

  • Asia

    Bursa Malaysia

    The Bursa Malaysia or as it is better known as the Malaysia Exchange (MYX), previously called the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange goes back to 1930. It was that year that the Singapore Stockbrokers’ Association was set up as a formal organisation dealing specifically with securities in Malaya. Several years later it was registered again as the Malayan Stockbrokers’ Association, but it still did ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • North America

    Philadelphia Stock Exchange

    Located in the CBD of Philadelphia, NASDAQ OMX PHLX (previously the Philadelphia Stock Exchange) was founded in 1790 as the Board of Brokers and is the oldest stock exchange in the United States. During its more than 200 years of history, the PHLX has gone through many location and name changes, but has held on to its determination to provide an efficient and transparent service to its ...

  • South America

    Caracas Stock Exchange

    The Bolsa de Valores de Caracas (BVC) or as it is more commonly referred to, Caracas Stock Exchange is located in Caracas, Venezuela. It was first founded in 1947 but three decades later it amalgamated with its competitor to become the only securities exchange operating in Venezuela. The merged exchanges had 43 shareholders, which later increased to 63 members in 1995.

  • Europe

    Oslo Stock Exchange

    The Oslo Stock Exchange (OSX), also known as the Oslo Børs ASA, is the chief share trading market in Norway. Norway's stock exchange was introduced back in 1819 under the name of Christiana Børs. Although at first it did not have a listing or stock exchange, it was a gathering place for investors who would trade foreign currencies, ship shares, ships and commodities. In 1881 the Børs began ...

  • North America

    Pacific Exchange

    The Pacific Exchange was taken over by NYSE in 2006.Once located in San Francisco, the Pacific Exchange is a regional stock exchange for California in the United States. The stock exchange was founded in 1882 as the San Francisco Stock and Bond exchange. In 1957, the Stock and Bond exchange merged with the Los Angeles Oil Exchange to form the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange. The exchange ...

  • North America

    San Diego Exchange

    The beautiful state of California in the United States is often thought of as a place of sun and sand or of beautiful snow-covered peaks. It is, in many respects, the nations playground and it enjoys a thriving economy. When it comes to business, the people of California certainly don’t take life lying down and the San Diego Stock Exchange is the state’s main avenue of stock and bond ...

  • North America

    Trinidad Tobago Exchange

    The main stock exchange in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange (TTSE). In the Caribbean region it is rated as the leading stock exchange catering specifically to the strong financial position of majority of the Trinidadian and Tobagonian companies. Its position as a member-state of CARICOM (Caribbean Community trade forum promoting economic ...