Securities markets


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Securities markets

Organized exchanges plus over-the-counter markets in which securities are traded.

Stock Exchange

A place, whether physical or electronic, where stocks, bonds, and/or derivatives in listed companies are bought and sold. A stock exchange may be a private company, a non-profit, or a publicly-traded company (some exchanges have shares that trade on their own floors). A stock exchange provides a regulated place where brokers and companies may meet in order to make investments on neutral ground. The concept traces its roots back to medieval France and the Low Countries, where agricultural goods were traded for cash or debt. Most countries have a main exchange and many also have smaller, regional exchanges. A stock exchange is also called a bourse or simply an exchange.
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Over the past one and one-half years, the Board of Governors, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), the Treasury, and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), among others, have devoted considerable attention to the government securities market.
The oft-made comparison of securities markets to casinos is not inappropriate in this context.
For another, there is a wealth of historical data available on capital market theory and on the various securities markets and their relationships to each other over long periods of time.
Through the Nordic Exchange, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market.
In my remarks today, I would like to put trends in developments in global securities markets in some perspective and to draw implications for financial risks.
The combination of OMX and ICEX will create value and benefits to shareholders, issuers and market participants and will further promote an integrated Nordic securities market.
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