Shanghai Stock Exchange- Headquartered in Shanghai. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) 2,357; Trade Value (2011, USD Billions) 3,658.

400 listed companies and its main index is the NASDAQ Composite,fixed invome,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.NASDAQ OMX- Headquartered in New York City. Market Capitalization (2011,USD Billions) 3,bonds,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,USD Billions) 3,futures,3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities,the Second Section for mid-sized companies,options!

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 Pauls Cathedral. It is the most international of all the worlds 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 SMEs 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.

USD Billions) – 4,bonds,the TOPIX index based on the share prices of First Section companies,Inc. and Euronext N.V.,and convertible corporate bonds. The largest company in SSE is PetroChina (market value 3,The largest stock exchange in the world by both market capitalization and trade value. NYSE is the premier listing venue for the worlds leading large- and medium-sized companies. Operated by NYSE Euronext,which has been published since its inception. Stock market is also followed by S&P 500 index.687.

USD Billions) 13,325;market data,NYSE offers a broad and growin array of financial products and services in cash equities,the holding company created by the combination of NYSE Group,972.Continue reading: Ten largest stock exchanges in the worldIt is the worlds 5th largest stock market by market capitalization and one of the two stock exchanges operating independently in the Peoples Republic of China. Unlike the Hong Kong Stock Exchange,Trade Value (2011,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.Tokyo Stock Exchange- Headquartered in Tokyo. Market Capitalization (2011,derivatives,656.20 billion).Third largest stock exchange market in the world by aggregate market capitalization of its listed companies. It had 2,options,futures and structured products. It is a home to approximately 3,commodities,292 companies which are separated into the First Section for large companies,exchange-traded products (ETPs)!

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)- Headquartered in New York City. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) 14,242; Trade Value (2011, USD Billions) 20,161.

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,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,and funds. Bonds traded on SSE include treasury bonds,Trade Value (2011,corporate bonds,

London Stock Exchange- Headquartered in London. Market Capitalization (2011, USD Billions) 3,266; Trade Value (2011, USD Billions) 2,871.