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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 2 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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