Also called “The Big Board”, The New York Stock Exchange or NYSE is the world’s largest stock exchange by market capitalization. It is located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Established in 1878, The Tokyo Stock Exchange also called Tōshō or TSE/TYO is the fourth largest stock exchange in the world by aggregate market capitalization. Its headquarters is at 2-1 Nihonbashi-Kabutochō, Chūō, Tokyo, the largest financial district in Japan.
The Frankfurt Stock Exchange is known to be the world’s 10th largest stock exchange. Located in Frankfurt, Germany, the origins of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange are said to go back to medieval trade in the 11th century. Eventually, Frankfurt developed into one of the world’s first stock exchanges – after London and Paris.
The Brussels Stock Exchange abbreviated to BSE, was founded in Brussels, Belgium, by decree of Napoleon in 1801. On 22nd September 2000, it merged with Paris Bourse, Lisbon Stock Exchange and the stock exchanges of Amsterdam, to form Euronext N.V.
Asia’s first stock exchange, The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is located on Dalal Street, Mumbai, India. It was established in the year 1875. It is the 10th largest stock exchange in the world with an overall market capitalization of more than $4.9 trillion.
The Shenzhen Stock Exchange is one of two stock exchanges that operate in the People’s Republic of China. The other one is the Shanghai Stock Exchange. It is the 8th largest stock exchange in the world and the 4th largest in East Asia and Asia.
Shanghai Stock Exchange, People’s Republic of China
The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) is one of the two stock exchanges that operate independently in the People’s Republic of China. The other stock exchange is the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. The SSE is the world’s 4th largest stock market by market capitalization.
JSE Limited (previously called the JSE Securities Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange) is the oldest and largest stock exchange in Africa. Located at the corner of Maude Street and Gwen Lane in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, it offers plenty of investment options.
London Stock Exchange Group is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1698 and was the world’s largest stock exchange right until the end of the First World War. It then conceded its title to the New York Stock Exchange.
Deutsche Börse AG also called the Deutsche Börse Group, is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. On 1 October 2014, Deutsche Börse AG became the 14th member of the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative.
Established in 1993, The Riga Stock Exchange, now Nasdaq Riga, it is the only stock exchange in operation in Riga, Latvia. As the current name suggests, it is owned Nasdaq which also operates stock exchanges in the USA, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Armenia, Lithuania, and Estonia.
The Stockholm Stock Exchange also operates under the name Nasdaq Stockholm and is located in Frihamnen, Stockholm, Sweden. Founded in 1863, it is the primary securities exchange of the Nordic countries.