Ten largest stock exchanges in the world by market capitalization in 2011:
1. New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) - Headquartered in New York City. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) – 14,242; Trade Value (2011,
USD Billions) – 20,161.
The largest stock exchange in the world by both market capitalization and trade value. NYSE is the premier
listing venue for the world’s leading large- and medium-sized companies. Operated by NYSE Euronext, the holding company
created by the combination of NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V., NYSE offers a broad and growin array of financial products
and services in cash equities, futures, options, exchange-traded products (ETPs), bonds, market data, and commercial technology
solutions. Featuring more than 8000 listed issues it includes 90% of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and 82% of the S&P
500 stock market indexes volume.
2. NASDAQ OMX - Headquartered in New York City. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) - 4,687; Trade Value (2011, USD
Billions) – 13,552.
Second largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization and trade value. The exchange is owned
by NASDAQ OMX Group which also owns and operates 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting
equities, options, fixed invome, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. It is a home to approximately
3,400 listed companies and its main index is the NASDAQ Composite, which has been published since its inception. Stock market
is also followed by S&P 500 index.
3. Tokyo Stock Exchange - Headquartered in Tokyo. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) – 3,325; Trade Value (2011, USD Billions)
Third largest stock exchange market in the world by aggregate market capitalization of its listed companies.
It had 2,292 companies which are separated into the First Section for large companies, the Second Section for mid-sized companies,
and the Mothers section for high growth startup companies. The main indices tracking Tokyo Stock Exchange are the Nikkei 225
index of companies selected by the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, the TOPIX index based on the share prices of First Section companies,
and the J30 index of large industrial companies. 94 domestic and 10 foreign securities companies participate in TSE trading.
The London Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange are developing jointly traded products and share technology.
4. London Stock Exchange - Headquartered in London. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) – 3,266; Trade Value (2011, USD
Billions) – 2,871.
Located in London City, it is the oldest and fourth-largest stock exchange in the world. The Exchange was
founded in 1801 and its current premises are situated in Paternoster Square close to St Paul’s Cathedral. It is the
most international of all the world’s stock exchanges, with around 3,000 companies from over 70 countries admitted to
trading on its markets. The London Stock Exchange runs several markets for listing, giving an opportunity for different sized
companies to list. For the biggest companies exists the Premium Listed Main Market, while in terms of smaller SME’s
the Stock Exchange operates the Alternative Investment Market and for international companies that fall outside the EU, it
operates the Depository Receipt scheme as a way of listing and raising capital.
5. Shanghai Stock Exchange - Headquartered in Shanghai. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) – 2,357; Trade Value (2011, USD
Billions) – 3,658.
It is the world’s 5th largest stock market by market capitalization and one of the two stock exchanges
operating independently in the People’s Republic of China. Unlike the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the SSE is not entirely
open to foreign investors. The main reason is tight capital account controls by Chinese authorities. The securities listed
at the SSE include the three main categories of stocks, bonds, and funds. Bonds traded on SSE include treasury bonds, corporate
bonds, and convertible corporate bonds. The largest company in SSE is PetroChina (market value – 3,656.20 billion).
6. Hong Kong Stock Exchange - Headquartered in Hong Kong. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) – 2,258; Trade Value (2011, USD
Billions) – 1,447.
It is the third largest stock exchange in Asia and the sixth largest in the world in terms of market capitalization.
Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK) has about 1,477 listed companies and it operates securities market and a derivatives market
in Hong Kong and the clearing houses for those markets. The three largest stocks by market capitalisation in Hong Kong Stock
Exchange are PetroChina, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, and China Mobile.
7. Toronto Stock Exchange - Headquartered in Toronto. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) – 1,912; Trade Value (2011, USD
Billions) – 1,542.
It is the largest stock exchange in Canada and the third largest in North America. Toronto Stock Exchange
is owned by and operated as a subsidiary of the TMX Group for the trading of senior equities. A broad range of businesses
from Canada, the United States, Europe, and other countries are represented on the exchange. The exchange lists conventional
securities, exchange-traded funds, split share corporations, income trusts and investment funds. Toronto Stock Exchange is
the leader in the mining and oil & gas sector, including such companies like Cameco Corporation, Canadian Natural Resources
Ltd., EnCana Corporation, Husky Energy Inc., Imperial Oil Ltd., and others.
8. BM&F Bovespa - Headquartered in Sao Paulo. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) – 1,229; Trade Value (2011, USD
Billions) – 931.
Founded in 1890, today BM&F Bovespa is the largest stock exchange in South America and 8th largest in
the world by market capitalization. It is the most important Brazilian institution to intermediate equity market transactions
and the only securities, commodities and futures exchange in Brazil. BM&F Bovespa acts as a driver for the Brazilian capital
markets. There are about 381 listed companies at Bovespa and its benchmark indicator is the Indice Bovespa.
9. Australian Securities Exchange - Headquartered in Sydney. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) – 1,198; Trade Value (2011, USD
Billions) – 1,197.
The Australian Securities Exchange is Australia’s primary securities exchange and it was created back
in 2006 when the merger of Australian Stock Exchange and the Sydney Futures Exchange took place. Today Australian Securities
Exchange is 9th largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization and has an average daily turnover of 4,685 billion
dollar. Products and services available for trading on ASX include shares, futures, exchange traded options, warrants, contracts
for difference, exchange-traded funds, real estate investment trusts, listed investment companies and interest rate securities.
The major market index is the S&P/ASX 200.
10. Deutsche Börse - Headquartered in Frankfurt. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) – 1,185; Trade Value (2011, USD
Billions) – 1,758.
Deutsche Börse is one of the world’s leading exchange organisations providing investors, financial institutions
and companies access to global capital markets. The exchange covers the entire process chain from securities and derivatives
trading, clearing, settlement and custody, through to market data and the development and operation of electronic trading
system. Deutsche Börse has an approximately 765 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of 1,185 trillion USD.
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