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In a nutshell

A stock exchange is a marketplace where stocks are bought and sold. Examples include:

  • The New York Stock Exchange
  • London Stock Exchange
  • Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • EuroNext

Most nations have their own stock exchanges and regulatory bodies that regulate their activities.

The first known stock exchange was the London Stock Exchange which began in 1773 as a coffeehouse.

Tagged: Economics