Maybe after observing the daily stock movements, you may curious about how many capital markets are there in the world? And, here are the 10 Largest Capital Markets in the World.
Bombay Stock Exchange, India
Founded in 1875, the Bombay Stock Exchange is a stock exchange or capital market first in Asia.
November 2018, the Bombay Stock Exchange has a market capitalization of $ 2.05 trillion. Bombay Stock Exchange is the stock exchange with the largest number of listed companies, namely 5,749 companies. Although, most of them are companies with small capital.
Bombay Stock Exchange is located at Dalal Road, Mumbai.
Toronto Stock Exchange, Canada
Owned and operated by TMX Group, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has 2,207 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of $ 2.1 trillion, making it the 9th largest capital market in the world.
TSX has an average monthly trading volume of $ 97 billion. Canada’s largest commercial banks or The Big Five, is already on this capital market in Toronto.
Founded in 1852, and in 2011, the TMX Group held talks to join the London Stock Exchange, but unfortunately did not get shareholder approval.
Shenzhen Stock Exchange, China
Officially founded in 1990, the Shenzhen Stock Exchange is one of two capital markets that operates independently in China. Another capital market is the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
The market capitalization on this stock exchange reached $ 2.5 trillion as of November 2018. Most of the companies listed here are based in China, and trade shares in Yuan currency.
The Shenzhen Stock Exchange launched its ChiNext board in 2009, it’s high-growth companies, such as NASDAQ.
London Stock Exchange, UK
In 1698, there was London Stock Exchange. This stock market has more than 3,000 listed companies, with a combined market capitalization of $ 3.76 trillion.
Owned and operated by the London Stock Exchange Group, which was formed in 2007 following the merger of LSE with Borsa Italia.
LSE was the world’s largest stock market until the end of World War I, when it lost its title when the New York Stock Exchange was founded.
Some of the largest companies listed on the LSE are British Petroleum, Barclays, and GlaxoSmithKline.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Euronext is a pan-European capital market with presence in France, Belgium, Ireland and Portugal.
Euronext has around 1,300 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of $ 3.92 trillion. Shares in this capital market are traded in Euros. Its monthly trading volume is around $ 174 billion.