What are the top stock exchanges in the world?

By Research Desk
about 5 years ago

A stock market or share market of a country is a place where many buyers and sellers meet to decide a price on a particular stock listed on the exchange.

A high degree of importance is given to stock market conditions of a country as it is associated with the mood of the economy. If the share market is rising, the country is considered to be on an uphill in terms of economic strength and business confidence.

The top 12 stock exchanges in the world along with their market capitalization are as follows

Sr. No.

Name of the Stock Exchange

Headquarters

Established

Market Capitalisation

(in Rs  crores)             1 USD = INR 60

1

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

New York

1817

9,96,78,000

2

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ OMX)

New York

1971

5,10,00,000

3

Japan Exchange Group (Merger of Tokyo Stock and Osaka Securities Exchange)

Tokyo

2013

2,69,10,000

4

Euronext (merger of Brussels, Amsterdam, Lisbon, and Paris Stock Exchanges)

Amsterdam,
Brussels,
Paris,
Lisbon, London

2000

2,10,24,000

5

London Stock Exchange Group (owns London Stock Exchange and Borsa Italiana )

London, Milan

2007

2,03,76,000

6

Hongkong Stock Exchange

Hongkong

1891

1,88,76,000

7

Shanghai Stock Exchange

Shanghai

1990

1,72,14,000

8

TMX Group

Toronto

2008

1,32,24,000

9

Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Shenzhen

1990

1,14,78,000

10

Deutsche Bourse

Frankfurt

1992

1,02,96,000

11

SIX Swiss Exchange

Zurich

1993

91,62,000

12

Bombay Stock Exchange

Mumbai

1875

91,14,000

 

The popular stock exchanges in India are the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

The BSE, formed in 1875, today has a current market capitalization of over Rs 90 lakh crores. It is considered one of Asia’s first and leading stock exchanges and currently has more than 5,500 companies listed on it.

The NSE was formed in 1992.  It is India’s largest stock exchange in terms of trading volumes. NSE offers trading in equities, debt and equity derivatives (futures and options) and has little over 1,500 listed companies.

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