Exchange, TheA nickname for the New York Stock Exchange. Also known as the Big Board, where more than 2000 common and preferred stocks are traded. The exchange is the oldest in the United States, founded in 1792, and the largest. It is located on Wall Street in New York City.
Equilibrium exchange rateEquilibrium exchange rate
Exchange rate at which demand for a currency is equal to the supply of the currency in the economy.
London Stock ExchangeLondon Stock Exchange
The world's third largest stock exchange by market capitalisation of domestic stocks listed, after the New York Stock Exchange and Tokyo Stock Exchange. The LSE also lists foreign companies, and its turnover of foreign shares is the largest in the world.Over 7,000 securities are bought and sold, including shares, Treasury stocks (gilts) and bonds.In order for a company to be admitted to the Exchange it must make application for a place on the 'Official List'. This involves providing extensive data regarding its financial status and trading history etc.As well as the Official List of large companies, the LSE also regulates the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) for smaller companies.Trading in securities is done through the The Stock Exchange Electronic Trading System (SETS) and the Stock Exchange Automated Quotation system (SEAQ).http://www.londonstockexchange.com
Brussels Stock Exchange (BSE)Brussels Stock Exchange (BSE)
Stock exchange that handles the majority of securities transactions in Belgium.
Floating exchange rateFloating exchange rate
A regime in which a country's exchange rate is allowed to fluctuate freely and be determined without intervention in the exchange market by the government or central bank.
Exchange-market interventionExchange-market intervention
Usually done by a country's central bank, this is the purchase and sale of the country's currency on the exchange market in order to influence or fully determine its price. These transactions, unless they are sterilized, change the monetary base of the country and thus its money supply.
Further SuggestionsForeign exchange market
Fixed exchange rate
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
American Stock Exchange (AMEX)
Pacific Stock Exchange
Exchange rate protection
London Securities and Derivatives Exchange
Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE)
Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)
Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)
London Commodity Exchange (LCE)
International Stock Exchange of the UK and the Republic of Ireland (ISE)
American Stock Exchange
Foreign exchange risk
Commodities Exchange Center (CEC)
Stock Exchange of Thailand
Recognised Investment Exchange
International Petroleum Exchange
Istanbul Stock Exchange
International Petroleum Exchange (IPE)
Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX)