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What is Stock exchange
A Stock Exchange is an exchange which serves as the venue for organised transactions with various securities and stocks (as there are shares, bonds, financial derivatives and others).

A Stock Exchange is an exchange which serves as the venue for organised transactions with various securities and stocks (as there are shares, bonds, financial derivatives and others). At the exchange, demand and supply of investors and the issuer of securities meet.

The stock exchange in practice: Stock exchanges are part of the capital market and organisations as well as companies use it to gain or to invest financial means of a medium-term and long-term character. Securities and stocks can be issued by anybody who fulfils the appropriate stock exchange criteria. At the stock exchange, trading usually occurs through middlemen - brokers or brokerage firms which facilitate the sale and the purchase of the securities and stocks.

The best-known stock-exchanges:

  • NYSE New York Stock Exchange
  • NASDAQ – National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
  • LSE – London Stock Exchange
  • BSE – Bombay Stock Exchange
  • SSE – Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • HKEX – Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • FWB – Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  • Euronext – Euronext Paris

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Last update: 19.10.2016

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John Smith 7 months

I want to try myself in the field of online business. I chose the sphere of stock trading for myself. Friends, please tell me the Android applications for stock trading. I would be very grateful for your help. https://thinkmobiles.com/blog/best-stock-trading-apps/ Here I found a few, but I can not choose. Previously, in order to become a stock broker, you needed a lot of money and time, now for this you can only download the application to your gadget. What do you think about this, friends?

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harding Mark 3 months

Learning about stock exchange here was educational for me, and I will use this education to write about stocks with high short interest interest in my paper. I am sure that most of my readers would love to know about this.

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Courtney Thomas about 1 month

It is always being updated and the newer versions are available to use NPEA. In this way, the latest technology helps us to understand the latest market trends helping us to trade in a better way. The best trading opportunity can be obtained due to this.

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Lue Sow 22 days

Stock exchange is where stocks (or shares) and traded and stock markets work the same way as any markets work but in an electronic way as there are barely any non-electronic exchanges left as technology progress so will the trading.
Stock exchanges exit for trading shares and stocks but not the only place where shares can be traded as stock futures can be traded on the futures exchanges as well.

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