Tag: exchanges

  • Exchanges

    South America

    South America is a beautiful place to visit but few people think of investing in the various stock markets that can be found here. To be sure, there are several thriving stock markets in South America and most of them enjoy a significant amount of both local and global trading. Whether you’re interested in investing in the Lima Stock Exchange in Peru or the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange in ...

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    Asia

    Asia is a massive continent blessed with an abundance of natural resources facilitating trade within and between countries, giving rise to a need for stock exchanges. The continent extends all the way from the northern regions – most of which fall under the territory of Russia – to the cluster of islands below India such as Colombo in Sri Lanka, the wealthy emirate of Dubai in the United ...

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    Africa

    As the largest stock exchange in Africa and the 16th largest stock exchange in the world, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is probably the first one that comes to mind when one thinks about stock markets in Africa. However, just because this stock market is the largest and most successful on the continent, doesn’t mean it is the only one. The Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges have ...

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    Australasia

    While the geographic area known as Australasia - incorporating Australia, New Zealand, the island of New Guinea and some neighboring Pacific Ocean islands - is somewhat smaller than many of the world's continents, it still has plenty to offer. From the rugged, green mountains of New Zealand to the beautiful varied climates of Australia, Australasia is a place of both natural beauty and ...

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    North America

    In many senses, North America enjoys one of the biggest and most developed stock markets in the world. Since the country is one of the few privileged enough to be at the top of the global food-chain, it enjoys the many benefits of a thriving economy and a developed infrastructure. One of the biggest of all North American stock exchanges is most likely the NYSE Amex Equities, although it ...

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    Lima Stock Exchange

    The Lima Stock Exchange, also known as Bolsa de Valores de Lima S.A., has its roots in the 19th century commerce court known as the Tribunal del Consulado. This court played an important role in the creation of the country’s Commerce Exchange and so was essentially where it all started. However, the actual establishment of Bolsa de Valores only occurred on 31 December 1860 and operations ...

  • Europe

    London Metal Exchange

    Though Dubai has started attempts to educate investors, no stock market can match the London Metal Exchange (LME) in terms of helping investors deal with futures in the materials in which it is involved. Steel and plastics are the two major materials in which the LME has started innovative training and information services. However, the roots of the LME, which stretch back to the 16th ...

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    Luxembourg Stock Exchange

    The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be small, but it has the distinction of being the wealthiest nation in the world on a per capita basis. Bordered by France, Germany and Belgium, this landlocked state has enjoyed a very good political, economic and social environment for many years. Such a stable economic and political environment has resulted in excellent trade relations with other ...

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    Euronext Stock Exchange

    Following a merger of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, Paris Bourse and Brussels Stock Exchange, on September 22, 2000, Euronext was formed. The purpose of the merger at the time was to take advantage of the standardization of financial markets under the jurisdiction of the European Union. But this is not where the pattern of change and acquisition for Euronext stopped, and in December 2001 the ...

  • 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 ...

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    Hungarian Stock Exchange

    Refer to Budapest Stock Exchange.Though no one can blame citizens for the mess, Hungary’s fortunes dwindled for many years under the shadow of the former Soviet Union. However, the country has lost little time after being freed of the cruel grip of Moscow, and continues to rise to brighter heights in the firmament of Europe by the day. Hungary has been a democracy for over a decade, and ...

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    Korea Exchange

    In the mid-1990s the Korea Stock Exchange, Korea Futures Exchange & KOSDAQ were combined to form the Korea Exchange (KRX). This merger was conducted according to the Korea Stock & Futures Exchange Act and KRX currently has the distinction of being the largest derivatives exchange on the globe when measured by transactional volume. While the Korea Stock Exchange is the traditional division of ...