5 Biggest Stock Exchanges Around The World

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, December 20, 2012
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Bangalore: Making money from stock is of the most popular trend in the world. Investors from all corners invest money in the hot stocks of the public companies to get better returns. Approximately, there are 630,000 companies which are trading publicly throughout the world. The stocks of these firms are bought and sold at large from the world five largest stock exchanges.  Most of the largest bourses exist in Asia, U.S. and Europe.  Below is an overview of some of the largest Bourses in the world.

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1. New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is operated by NYSE EURONEXT (a Euro-American multinational financial services company).  The NYSE was established in 1792 New York, United States.and it is said that Bank of New York, was the first stock traded. The Black Thursday crash of the Exchange on October 24, 1929, and the sell-off panic among investors which started on Black Tuesday, October 29, is often blamed for infuriating the Great Depression of 1929. In order to restore investor confidence, the Exchange unveiled a fifteen-point program aimed to upgrade protection for the investing public on October 31, 1938.Today, NYSE is one of the primary exchanges in the world and the largest in terms of the nearly $10 trillion in stock market capitalization. NYSE is located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States.

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