Tag: exchanges

  • Europe

    Helsinki Stock Exchange

    Located in Helsinki in Finland, the Helsinki Stock Exchange saw its first transaction take place in 1912. For many years this stock exchange, known as Helsingin Pörssi in Finnish, was run as a ‘free form’ financial institution. However in 1984 it was converted into a cooperative and came under the joint ownership of a variety of banks, traders, companies and associations. The next big change ...

  • North America

    NYSE Amex

    Based in Manhattan, New York City, the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) was acquired by NYSE Euronext on January 17, 2008, with the objective of integrating it with Alternext European and branding it as NYSE Alternext U.S. However, in March 2009 the newly formed NYSE Alternext U.S. was rebranded to its current identity of NYSE Amex Equities as part of NYSE Euronext.

  • 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 ...

  • Asia

    Tokyo Stock Exchange

    The Tokyo Stock Exchange, or TSE, is one of five stock exchanges that operate in Japan, and is known to be one of the most important stock exchanges in the world, trading with approximately 1.5 million shares, on average, in a day. Within Japan, the Tokyo Stock Exchange is without a doubt the biggest. The TSE has about 2276 companies listed, both internationally and on the ...

  • North America

    Toronto Stock Exchange

    The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is owned by the TMX Group and is promoted on the TMX Group website as providing "senior issuers with efficient access to public equity, liquidity for existing and new investors, and the prestige and market exposure associated with being listed on a world-class market." Located in Canada's most populous city, Toronto, the TSX is the largest stock exchange in ...

  • 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 ...

  • Europe

    Warsaw Stock Exchange

    Situated in Warsaw, Poland, the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) began operating in its present form in 1991. Also known as the Gielda Papierów Wartosciowych w Warszawie SA (GPW) in Polish, the WSE is the largest stock exchange in both Central Europe and Eastern Europe. The Warsaw Stock Exchange is essentially a joint-stock company which was created by the State Treasury and has 38 different ...

  • Asia

    Tehran Stock Exchange

    The Tehran Stock Exchange was first conceptualized in 1936, with research being carried out with regard to the feasibility of establishing a stock exchange. World War II put the idea on hold, but after the ratification of the Stock Exchange Act in 1967, the Tehran Stock Exchange, or TSE, was officially opened in 1968. During its starting years, the TSE only dealt with ...

  • Asia

    Thailand Stock Exchange

    The Stock Exchange of Thailand, also known as SET, is a trading system that is supported by a securities depository center, clearing house and a securities registrar. Together with a service division that offers assistance on securities information, they form a stock exchange that provides a secure trading environment for both investors and brokers. SET is regulated by the ...

  • Asia

    Shenzhen Stock Exchange

    The People’s Republic of China has three stock exchanges operating in the country, one of which is the Shenzhen Stock Exchange based in Shenzhen, China. Between the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges list there are approximately over 1,200 companies, which rivals both Tokyo Stock Exchange and Hong Kong stock exchange. In 1995 the Shenzhen Exchange launched the blue-chip composite index ...

  • Asia

    Singapore Stock Exchange

    Singapore is home to some exciting, high-technology, and efficiently managed companies. This is a prime attraction for being active on the Singapore Stock Market, for participation in the ownership of listed companies has superior profit and appreciation opportunities.

  • Europe

    Vienna Stock Exchange

    The Vienna Stock Exchange was founded in 1771 by Maria Theresia. Known more commonly as the Wiener Börse Ag, the stock exchange is the only securities exchange and listing authority in the country. The Wiener Börse Ag was initially used for trading bonds, bills and foreign currencies but today it is used to trade stocks, bonds, derivatives, certificates, warrants and a variety of other ...