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Stock Exchange

What is Stock Exchange? A stock exchange is the market place for the purchase and sale of second hand securities. It provides "trading" facilities for stock brokers and traders, to trade shares of the listed companies and other financial instruments such as Term Finance Certificates and Derivatives. Stock exchanges also provide facilities for the issue (listing), redemption (delisting) of securities and other capital events including the payment of income and dividends. It is a key institution for...

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An Overview of the American Stock Exchange

The American Stock Exchange! The American Stock Exchange fosters growth opportunities through its market structure and personalized services, particularly for small and mid-sized companies facing significant challenges in today's increasingly competitive marketplace. New listings on the Amex outpace the competition. For instance, the Amex was the only major U.S. market with net positive listings over the last three years. During the same time period, the Nasdaq's losses were close to 500 companies ...

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Bombay Stock Exchange-History

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Formerly, The Stock Exchange, Bombay, is a stock exchange located on Dalal Street, Mumbai and is the oldest stock exchange in Asia. The equity market capitalization of the companies listed on the BSE was US$1.63 trillion as of December 2010, making it the 4th largest stock exchange in Asia and the 8th largest in the world.[1] The BSE has the largest number of listed companies in the world.[2] As of June 2011, there are over 5,085 listed Indian companies and over...

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Bombay Stock Exchange

Bombay Stock Exchange |Bombay Stock Exchange | |[pic] | |[pic] | |Type |Stock Exchange | |Location |Mumbai, India | |Coordinates |[pic]18.929681°N 72.833589°E...

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London and Tokyo Stock Exchange

world famous London Stock Exchange, also known by its ticker of LSE, is situated in London at St Pauls Square. Further details on the London Stock Exchange are available on the following dedicated page. Our domestic trading services SETS SETS is the London Stock Exchange's premier electronic trading service that combines electronic order-driven trading with integrated market maker liquidity provision, delivering guaranteed 2-way prices. SETSqx SETSqx (Stock Exchange Electronic Trading Service...

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Karachi Stock Exchange

The Karachi Stock Exchange or KSE is a stock exchange located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Founded in 1947, it is Pakistan's largest and oldest stock exchange, with many Pakistani as well as overseas listings. Its current premises are situated on Stock Exchange Road, in the heart of Karachi's Business District. The KSE is the biggest and most liquid exchange in Pakistan and in 2002 it was declared as the "Best Performing Stock Market of the World" by "Business Week". As of December 20, 2007, 671...

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History of Stock Exchange of India

Brief History of Stock Exchanges News on the stock market appears in different media every day. You hear about it any time it reaches a new high or a new low, and you also hear about it daily in statements like 'The BSE Sensitive Index rose 5% today'. Obviously, stocks and stock markets are important. Stocks of public limited companies are bought and sold at a stock exchange. But what really are stock exchanges? Known also as the stock market or bourse, a stock exchange is an organized marketplace...

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Stock Exchanges Funtion and Purpose

What are the purpose and functions of stock exchanges as financial intermediaries? Financial intermediaries are institutions such as building societies, banks, stock exchanges and insurance companies. They all act as an intermediary between people, institutions or countries that may have high incomes, profits or surpluses and those that have lower incomes, losses and deficits. Some major stock exchanges around the world are: the New York stock exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ, American (AMEX), London...

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Demutualisation of Toronto Stock Exchange

generally involved conversion of an exchange from a not-for-profit member-owned organization to a for-profit shareholder owned corporation. Most broadly stated, a regulator of a DE must balance the profit motives of the stock exchange with the greater goal of investor protection. Toronto Stock Exchange 1. Background to the TSX’s Demutualization The Toronto Stock Exchange was formed in 1852 as a mutual member-owned, not-for profit corporation. Members of the exchange were brokerage firms whose membership...

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Dhaka Stock Exchange

Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd. A short overview Dhaka Stock Exchange (Generally known as DSE) is the main stock exchange of Bangladesh. It is located in Motijheel at the heart of the Dhaka city. It was incorporated in 1954. Dhaka stock exchange is the first stock exchange of the country. As of 18 August 2010, the Dhaka Stock Exchange had over 750 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of $50.28 billion. History First incorporated as East Pakistan Stock Exchange Association Ltd in...

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