Tag: sectors

  • Europe

    Frankfurt Stock Exchange

    The city of Frankfurt has the unique distinction of being host to one of the first stock exchanges in the world. Owned and operated by Deutsche Borse, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is the third largest trade-place for stocks in the world and the second largest in terms of market capitalization. There are currently about 6823 companies quoted on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the exchange ...

  • Asia

    India Stock Exchange

    The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) is located in Mumbai and was set up in 1993 as India's first ever debt market. Recently the Department of Company Affairs has recognized the NSE as a Stock Exchange. The NSE is only one of a few exchanges in the world to trade all types of securities on one platform that is broken into three segments.

  • Investing

    Bear Markets

    A Bear Market is one in which share prices are falling. It may refer to the market as a whole, or only to a specified sector. For example, a bear market in gold lasted from January 1980 and did not end until June 1999, during which time the price of the precious metal fell from around $850 per ounce all the way down to $253 per ounce. Another instance of a sector bear market was that caused ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • South America

    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 ...

  • Asia

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...