World's Biggest Stock Exchanges

NYSE Euronext (United States) is the biggest stock exchange in the world as of March 2010, according to the World Federation of Exchanges. NYSE Euronext is the holding company formed by the combination of NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V.

NYSE Euronext is comprised of equities and derivatives exchanges across the US and Europe which trade futures, cash equities, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.

Tokyo Stock Exchange is the second biggest stock exchange in the world. It was the first major exchange in the world and the first exchange in Japan to acquire the certifications for "ISO/IEC27001: 2005 / JIS Q 27001: 2006" on 16 April 2007.

NASDAQ OMX is the third biggest stock exchange in the world. It offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the world. NASDAQ OMX data is accessed by millions of users globally.

NASDAQ OMX is also the world's largest provider of technology for the exchange industry, providing technology to more than 70 exchanges spanning different parts of the world.

London Stock Exchange is also one of the world's biggest stock exchanges. It is located in the City of London, United Kingdom. In October 2007 the Exchange merged with Borsa Italiana, creating Europe's leading diversified exchange business, London Stock Exchange Group. The Exchange is the most international of all the world’s stock exchanges, with about three thousand companies from more than 70 countries admitted to trading on its markets. Over 400 firms, including stockbrokers and investment banks, are members of the London Stock Exchange.

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