Stock Exchange

This articles provides stock exchange information and links to stock exchanges across the world.

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New York Stock Exchange www.nyse.com

What is Stock Exchange?

Previously we reviewed Google Finance for stock exchange analysis and the details of short selling, which was banned on ASX. Now, this article provides information on stock exchange markets in Australia and around the world.

A stock exchange is a corporation or mutual organization which provides “trading” facilities for stock brokers and traders, to trade stocks and other securities.

Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)

The Australian Stock Exchange is a marketplace for the trading of Australian and international shares and other financial instruments. It provides updates regarding the price of shares and other company information via its website. It also offers a wide range of educational material for consumers and businesses to become conversant with the various financial instruments it deals with. ASX has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Website: www.asx.com.au

National Stock Exchange of Australia

National Stock Exchange of Australia is a Stock Exchange set up and managed specifically to cater for the listing of Small to Medium Enterprises. With electronic trading and clearing and access to an experienced broker and adviser network, we have created an environment capable of achieving the outcomes required for fast growing companies. Website: www.nsxa.com.au

Bendigo Stock Exchange

Bendigo Stock Exchange is a stock exchange which also provides an efficient and effective listing platform. However, it concentrates on developing markets for an alternative range of products, such as community based organisations and other products requiring a trading environment. Website: www.bsx.com.au

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

NYSE Euronext (NYSE/New York and Euronext/Paris: NYX) operates the world ‘ s largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. Website: www.nyse.com

London Stock Exchange (LSE)

LSE is a stock exchange located in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 1801, it is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world, with many overseas listings as well as British companies. Website: www.londonstockexchange.com

Euronext Stock Exchange

Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange based in Paris and with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Portugal and the United Kingdom. In addition to equities and derivatives markets, the Euronext group provides clearing and information services. Website: www.euronext.com

Athens Exchange

Stock Exchange
ATHEX is a stock exchange located in Athens, Greece. It was first opened in 1876. Athens Exchange is a subsidiary of Hellenic Exchanges S.A., whose shares are listed in ATHEX. Website: www.athex.gr

Hong Kong Stock Exchange

It is Asia’s third largest stock exchange in terms of market capitalisation, behind the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange. As of 31 December 2007, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange had 1,241 listed companies with a combined market capitalisation of $2.7 trillion. Website: www.hkex.com.hk

Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)

TSE, located in Tokyo, Japan, is the second largest stock exchange in the world by aggregate market capitalization of its listed companies, second only to the New York Stock Exchange. Website: www.tse.or.jp

Shanghai Stock Exchange

At the end of 2007, the Shanghai Stock Exchange had 860 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of US$3.7 trillion, making it the largest in mainland China and sixth largest in the world.

(Source: Wikipedia)

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The review "Stock Exchange" was last updated on 30/05/2009.