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Major Stock Markets in the world

Major Stock Markets in the world

Here are some of the most famous stock markets in the world, some of the most influential companies of the world are part of the stock market of one country (or many of them). Normally these stocks market shares rise every 8 years, but volatile changes these last years have led to increment of the market cap.

New York stock Exchange

This stock exchange was founded on May 17, 1792 and is the largest of the stock exchanges in the world, because the figures of its market capitalization are around 19.3 billion dollars and approximately 2800 companies are attached to this stock market, some of the most outstanding companies are:




  • 3M
  • IBM
  • Home Depot inc.
  • McDonald’s
  • nike
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Walmart
  • Walt Disney
  • visa

NASDAQ

It is the second largest stock exchange in the world and is located in the United States, it was founded on February 4, 1971. This has a market capitalization of 13.8 billion dollars and approximately 3300 subscribed companies, the most relevant are:

  • Apple (APPL)
  • Microsoft (MSFT)
  • Facebook (FB)
  • Alphabet (GOOG)
  • Intel (INTC)
  • Cisco (CSCO)
  • Adobe (ADBE)
  • Tesla (TSLA)
  • Amazon (AMZN)
  • Netflix




Tokyo Stock exchange

The Tokyo Stock Exchange was founded on January 1, 2003, with a market capital of approximately $5.7 billion, which places it in third place among the world stock exchanges and 3717 companies affiliated with this stock market.

Among the main companies are:

  • Honda engine co
  • Toyota Motor Corp
  • Sony Corp
  • Daikin industries
  • Central Japan railway
  • Fujitsu
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Shanghai stock exchange

The SSE is the shanghai stock exchange, it was founded on November 26 in the year 1990. Its market capitalization is for 4.9 billion dollars, which places it as the 4th largest among the worldwide and this has 1490 affiliated companies among the largest are:

  • PetroChina
  • Industrial and commercial bank of China
  • Agricultural bank of China
  • Bank of china Ltd.

London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange was founded on January 23, 1571, many of its securities are international, but it also has a number of British companies, its market capitalization is 3.2 billion dollars. Approximately 2480 companies are affiliated with this stock exchange.

Among the main companies are:

  • Royal Dutch Shell
  • Unilever
  • HSBC
  • AstraZeneca

Toronto Stock Exchange

This is the ninth stock exchange in the world, it is the Canadian stock exchange based in the financial district of Toronto and was founded on October 25, 1861. Its market capitalization is over $2.1 trillion.

More than 2200 companies are registered on this stock exchange, among which are:

  • Royal bank of Canada
  • Toronto dominion  bank
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Canadian imperial bank of commerce (CIBC)

Bombay Bag

Called Bombay stock Exchange (BSE) this was founded on July 9 in the year 1875, it is the oldest stock exchange in South Asia.

It has a market capitalization of 1.7 trillion dollars, which places it as the tenth stock exchange in the world.

It has a total of 5377 registered companies, among the main ones are:

  • Bharat heavy electricals
  • Bharat petroleum
  • Birla corporation
  • HDFC bank
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