Tag: exchanges

  • Europe

    Irish Stock Exchange

    The very first exchange that was opened in Dublin was established in the year 1793. Today, the Irish Stock Exchange is a major infrastructure in the financial sector of Ireland. The Irish Stock Exchange, also known as the ISE, deals with a vast range of securities that include covered warrants, equities, government bonds, corporate bonds, exchange traded funds, specialist ...

  • Europe

    Russian Stock Exchange

    The Russian Trading System (RTS) was set up in 1995 as the country’s first regulated stock market. At the time of its creation, RTS consolidated regional trading floors in Russia into a single exchange. Today it trades in a complete range of financial instruments. International members of the stock market include CSFB, Morgan Stanley, UBS, Deutsche Bank and others. The RTS Stock Market is ...

  • Europe

    Deutsche Borse

    The Deutsche Borse or German Exchange has a its subsidiaries the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Xetra, Clearstream and Eurex, which is a joint venture with the Swiss Exchange (SWX) and is managed with the efficiency which has become a hallmark of the German people. Financial institutions, individuals, and listed companies are able to trade and to transact business in all the modes which ...

  • Asia

    Philippine Stock Exchange

    The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is the primary stock exchange in the Philippines and is also considered as one of the main stock exchanges in Southeast Asia. The PSE was Asia's first stock exchange, formed in 1927, and is also the longest continually operating exchange. The Philippine Stock Exchange has two trading floors, one at its headquarters in Pasig City and the other in Makati ...

  • Asia

    Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

    The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, also known as TASE, was established in 1935 and is the only stock exchange that is available in Israel. The TASE has a broad spectrum of securities trade products of approximately 1100, that include convertible bonds, shares, government bonds, futures, warrants and corporate bonds. The indices that are available are the TA25 Index, TA100 ...

  • Asia

    Osaka Securities Exchange

    The Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) is Japan's second biggest securities exchange when it comes to the handling of business. They are also known for introducing the world recognized Nikkei 225 Futures index in 1988. OSE leads when it comes to Derivatives Exchange, complementing its contemporary Tokyo Securities Exchange which deals with spot trading. Interestingly, during 1990 and 1991 Osaka ...

  • Glossary

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    S&P 500 – The S&P 500 is a stock index composed of 500 US companies, mainly larger businesses with large market capitalization (Large Caps). Most people, even those with no real interest in the stock market, are familiar with the S&P 500 as the level of the index is regularly quoted on media news reports. […]

  • Glossary

    T

    Tracking Error – Tracking Error is a term that refers to the difference between the value of an index fund at a certain point in time and the actual total value of the index fund’s component shares. Triple Witching Days – This frightening term refers to an event that occurs four times a year, on […]

  • Glossary

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    Options Exchanges – Options Exchanges are where the buying and selling of options contracts takes place. Most major stock exchanges perform this function, as do smaller, specialized facilities like the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Over-The-Counter (OTC) Trading – Over the Counter Trading in stocks or other financial instruments is conducted directly between two parties ...

  • Europe

    CEE Stock Exchange Group

    The CEE Stock Exchange Group represents the Vienna Stock Exchange, the Budapest Stock Exchange, Ljubljana Stock Exchange and Prague Stock Exchange. In 2009 and continuing into 2010, the Group is working on implementing a common trading system known as Xetra ® which will enable existing members of each of the four individual exchanges to access the other three. It is anticipated that this ...

  • 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 ...

  • Europe

    Malta Stock Exchange

    The Malta Stock Exchange is located in the country's capital city of Valetta. Established in 1992, this small, but busy, stock exchange oversees the trading of a number of important stocks, as well as being the pulse of Malta's bond market. While Malta only has a population of around 392,000 and the MSE lists a mere 13 stocks, it received official exchange status from the United Kingdom ...