3 most important stock exchanges in the world

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3 most important stock exchanges in the world

  1. 1. Stock exchange  LSE claims quickest trading speed (October 11 2010) China’s interest rate rise sends glibal markets into turmoil (October 19 2010) Signapore Bourse makes $8.3bn offer for Australian stock exchange (October 25 2010)
  2. 2. China’s interest rate rise sends global markets into turmoil (october 19 2010)  China increased benchmark intrest rate by 25 points Financial market into turmoil  Increase was flagged as internal signal  Attempts to artifically depress the currency values
  3. 3. China’s interest rate rise sends global markets into turmoil (october 19 2010)  £ fell more than 2 cents against $  € 1% lower than day before  Stock markets reacted badly  FTSE 100 dropped more than 30 points  Dow Jones industrial dropped 146 points
  4. 4. Signapore Bourse makes $8.3bn offer for Australian stock exchange(October 25 2010)  Signapore stock exchange making takeover offer for the ASX offer= $8.3bn cash and shares Target ? From second tier-market to the leading Asian finance centre
  5. 5. Signapore Bourse makes $8.3bn offer for Australian stock exchange(October 25 2010)  5th largest in the world by market value  2nd largest stock market in Asia  by ♯of listed companies  Market value = $12.3 bn  Responsible for 2700 companies  Ranking : Tokyo Hongkong Shangai Singapore
  6. 6. LSE claims quickest trading speed October 11 2010  LSE new record fastest trading speed  Millennium IT  bought by the UK bourse  Trading venues pushing to operate faster  124 microseconds  time between input and exchange
  7. 7. LSE claims quickest trading speed October 11 2010  To fight competition  Latency = cutting the speed of trading  Volume  Interesting ?  High-frequency traders at banks  Specialist proprietary trading firms  Hedge funds regulated investment fund
  8. 8. Sources http://www.guardian.co.uk www.vertalen.nu www.google.be
  9. 9. Thank you for listening !!!

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