See also: World's largest stock exchanges
NASDAQ (NASDAQ Stock Market) is the largest electronic equities exchange in the U.S. and the second-largest stock exchange by market capitalization in the world, after the New York Stock Exchange. As of November 29, 2011, the NASDAQ Stock Market was home to 2,783 listed companies.
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is the first transatlantic stock and derivatives exchange, created by the combination of the New York Stock Exchange and EuroNext N.V., in April 2007.
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the oldest stock exchange in the United States and the largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization. The NYSE is operated by NYSE Euronext, which was formed by the NYSE's 2007 merger with the stock exchange Euronext.
American Stock Exchange was acquired by the NYSE Euronext on October 1, 2008 and changed its name to NYSE Amex Equities.
Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) is the leading stock exchange in Australia and is one of the world’s top-10 listed stock exchanges measured by market capitalization.
Berne eXchange (BX) established in 1880, is the only Swiss stock exchange besides SIX Swiss Exchange.
Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) was established in 1875 and is the oldest stock exchange in Asia. As of December 31, 2010, the market capitalization of the companies listed on the BSE was more than US$1.6 trillion.
Deutsche Börse is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It is a marketplace organizer for the trading of shares and other securities.
Euronext is a European stock exchange located in Amsterdam and is a part of the NYSE Euronext group.
Frankfurt Stock Exchange was founded in 1585 and is one of the oldest exchanges in the world. It is the largest stock exchange in Germany and is owned and operated by Deutsche Börse.
Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) was founded in 1877 and is the largest stock exchange in Africa. JSE is currently the 17th largest stock exchange in the world.
Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX, SEHK) was established in 1891 and is the third largest stock exchange by market capitalization in Asia behind the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Korea Exchange is ranked in the top 10 worldwide in terms of trading value and number of listed companies.
London stock exchange is fourth-largest stock exchange in the world and the largest in Europe. The Exchange is the most international of all the world’s stock exchanges, with around 3,000 companies from over 70 countries admitted to trading on its markets.
NZX Limited is a stock exchange based in Wellington, New Zealand. NZX operates the New Zealand securities, derivatives and energy markets.
Nigerian stock exchange was founded in 1960 and as of February 2012, it was the third largest stock exchange in Africa by market capitalization.
SIX Swiss Exchange located in Zurich, is the primary stock exchange in Switzerland.
Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) was established in 1953 and is the only public market for trading securities in Israel.
Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX, formerly TSE) is the largest stock exchange in Canada and the third largest in North America by market capitalisation.
Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) is the third largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization and the largest in Asia. TSE was established on May 15, 1878 and trading began on June 1st.