Tag: exchanges

  • South America

    Colombia Stock Exchange

    With offices in Bogotá, Cali and Medellín, the Colombia Stock Exchange, or Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC) came about as the result of a merger in 2001 of the three exchanges in Colombia at the time – Bolsa de Bogota, Bolsa de Medellín and Bolsa de Occidente. Today the BVC is registered as a stock exchange promoting the development and market growth of the country’s financial assets by ...

  • Asia

    Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Located in the vibrant city of Jakarta, the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) came about as a result of a merger between the Jakarta Stock Exchange and the Surabaya Stock Exchange. At the end of December 2007, 383 companies were listed with the IDX having a combined market capitalization amounting to $212 billion.

  • North America

    New York Stock Exchange

    The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is owned and operated by NYSE Euronext and has its trading floors located at 11 Wall Street, with its main offices at 18 Broad Street, between Exchange Place and Wall Street. Both buildings are National Historic Landmarks in New York City's Manhattan district. The NYSE provides a platform for buyers and sellers to trade shares of stock for publicly listed ...

  • Australasia

    New Zealand Exchange

    The New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZX) is New Zealand's sole stock exchange located on the picturesque waterfront of the city of Wellington.

  • South America

    Sao Paulo Stock Exchange

    The São Paulo Stock Exchange or BOVESPA is Brazil's only stock trade center as well as the largest stock exchange throughout Latin America. In fact, it accounts for almost 70% of the trade volume in the region. Brazil's stock exchange has a highly developed technological infrastructure. BOVESPA is a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), World Federation ...

  • North America

    CME Group

    In July 2007, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) merged with the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) under the ownership of the CME Group Inc. The following year on August 18, shareholders approved a merger with the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), with the CME Group remaining the holding company. Prior to the merger of these three entities, they had operated individually for many years ...

  • Europe

    Spanish Stock Exchange

    The Spanish Stock Exchange, or BME, which stands for Bolas y Mercados Espanoles, is a collaboration of the various stock exchanges that deal with the systems and the securities that are traded within Spain. Under this umbrella, the securities markets are managed and run, with one unit that takes care of the making of decisions, and the overview of the markets that trade ...

  • Asia

    Shanghai Stock Exchange

    The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) was formed in 1990 and was in operation a month later in the city of Shanghai as the biggest exchange in Mainland China. China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) controls this non-profit making membership institution. The SSE bases its development on the principle of "legislation, supervision, self-regulation and standardization" to produce an open, ...

  • North America

    MX - Montreal Exchange

    Located in Canada's second largest city, with a history going back to 1832, the Montreal Exchange is the country’s oldest exchange. Moving ahead with the times, the Montreal Exchange (MX) is Canada's only financial derivatives exchange, providing expertise in information technology solutions, clearing services and, of course, financial derivatives markets. The MX is owned by the TMX Group.

  • North America

    Chicago Board Options

    The Chicago Board Options Exchange, or CBOE for short, is one of the largest and oldest options exchanges in the world. First established in 1973, the CBOE mediates almost half a billion options contracts each year, involving over 50 stock indexes and 1200+ companies. The CBOE is one of the major national exchanges that call Chicago home, along with the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX)and the ...

  • Africa

    Johannesburg Stock Exchange

    With a history going back to 1887, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has developed into a world-class stock exchange with more than 400 company listings and a market capitalization of more than $182 billion. Located in Johannesburg, South Africa, the JSE’s size and capitalization make it the largest exchange on the continent as well as placing it in the top ten largest exchanges in the ...

  • North America

    Nasdaq Exchange

    Based in New York City, the NASDAQ Stock Market, referred to simply as NASDAQ, is owned by the NASDAQ OMX Group. NASDAQ has more than 3,200 companies and corporations listed, of which 335 are non-U.S. companies, representing all industry sectors from 35 countries. Through the NASDAQ Global Platform Select Market, companies throughout the world have access to U.S. capital formation, thereby ...