Tag: exchanges

  • Europe

    Ljubljana Stock Exchange

    Established in 1989, the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) is Slovenia's main stock and bond exchange corporation. The LJSE has the distinction of being the first stock exchange to be established in a socialist country – it beat Belgrade for the title by just one day. This stock exchange corporation could only be created after two new federal laws had been approved since old Yugoslavian ...

  • South America

    Buenos Aires Exchange

    The Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (BCBA), or in English, the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, located in the central business district of Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires, is the country's primary stock exchange, offering comprehensive services to listed companies, traders and investors. BCBA was established in 1854 by the well-respected businessman, and the first President of ...

  • Europe

    French Stock Exchange

    Previously known as Paris Bourse, Euronext Paris in France is the country’s securities market. In September 2000 the Paris, Brussels (Belgium), Lisbon (Portugal) and Amsterdam (Netherlands) exchanges combined to create Euronext NV.

  • Asia

    Dubai Stock Exchange

    Created on August 6, 2007, to consolidate the Dubai Financial Market and NASDAQ Dubai, the Borse Dubai is a stock exchange located in the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai. This consolidation was undertaken with a view to strengthening Dubai's position as a capital market center with global influence. In September of that same year, Borse Dubai secured 28 percent of the London Stock ...

  • Asia

    Colombo Stock Exchange

    The predominant stock exchange of Sri Lanka, is the Colombo Stock Exchange, or also known as the CSE. The Colombo Stock Exchange was officially established in 1985, and currently has approximately fifteen institutions registered, that operate as licensed stockbrokers. The CSE also has twenty business sectors, and within these sectors, there are over 243 listed companies. The ...

  • Europe

    Cyprus Stock Exchange

    The Cyprus Stock Exchange, also known as CSE, was established for the development of trade and securities markets and started operating in March 1996. Operations of the exchange are subject to the Cyprus Securities and Stock Exchange Law established and passed by the House of Representatives of Cyprus in April 1993. For brokers or stockbroker representatives to be accepted and ...

  • North America

    National Stock Exchange

    With offices in both Jersey City and Chicago, the National Stock Exchange (NSX) is regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Additionally, the NSX tracks all trading conducted on the exchange by means of systemic controls and automated daily surveillance. NSX views compliance with its own rules and federal securities laws as being essential to investor confidence and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Africa

    Ghana Stock Exchange

    It took nearly twenty years from the time when the concept of establishing a stock exchange in Ghana originated to the time it was actually implemented. While the move would have greatly helped to improve the local economy, providing an efficient vehicle for the mobilizing and allocation of capital for economic development and growth in the country, it was not until 1989 that efforts to ...

  • Asia

    Amman

    Located in the country's capital city, the Amman Stock Exchange plays an integral role in the economy of Jordan. Jordan has been a bastion of free enterprise from its very birth as an independent country, and it is seen as an oasis of liberal secularism and is considered to be a worthwhile base for stock market operators with interests in the Middle East. Though Jordan does not have enormous ...

  • Asia

    Lahore Stock Exchange

    The Lahore Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited was first formed in October 1970 under the Securities and Exchange Ordinance of the Pakistan Government in an attempt to respond to the needs of the provincial metropolis of Punjab. It first started off with a total of 83 members situated in a rented building on Bank Square in Lahore. Since then the number of members has increased to 152 over the ...

  • South America

    Santiago Stock Exchange

    Founded in 1893 the Santiago Stock Exchange (SSE) – or Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago as it is known locally – is the dominant stock exchange for Chile. The founding of the SSE was a vitally important step towards injecting life into the national economy. When it was founded there were already 329 Incorporated Companies – many of which were in the mining industry. The SSE has since gone ...