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French for a stock market.


1. A term for a stock exchange in Europe.

2. Informal for the Paris Bourse.


The common name for a securities exchange located in Europe.


Bourse is the French term for a stock exchange, meaning, literally, purse. The national stock market of France, a totally electronic market, is known as the Paris Bourse.

The term is used throughout Europe and worldwide as a synonym for stock exchange, though it generally isn't used in the United States.

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Bahrain Bourse Chairman expressed his delight for the launch of Bahrain Islamic Index, which comes as part of the Bourse efforts towards developing and enhancing the Kingdom of Bahrain's position as a leading regional and international hub in the provision of Financial Islamic Services, which the Kingdom has achieved with the guidance of the wise leadership's policies, and the officials concerned with the planning and execution of the Kingdom's economic and financial policies.
The board approved new rules for listing and trading REITs at the bourse that will be issued following the final approval of the Central Bank of Bahrain.
According to the agreement, Bahrain Bourse will provide Zain Bahrain with a variety of services that includes maintaining a record of the share register that holds the shares in electronic form, and updating the data of the registry as a result of dealing on the company's shares in accordance with the rules and regulations of the bourse and other related services.
The bourse believes that investors such as venture capital funds and private equity firms looking for investment opportunities can easily identify opportunities through this platform.
Dr Omrane a categoriquement tranche l'affaire en affirmant que la Bourse serait ouverte a cette date et que tous les horaires seraient a la normale.
known as JPX, also said Hiroyuki Iwakuma, 61, and Motoharu Fujikura, 65, will retire from the top posts at the bourses.
Le Conseil de gouvernement, reuni jeudi sous la presidence du Chef de gouvernement, Abdelilah Benkirane, a adopte un projet de decret definissant les criteres et modalites d'octroi de bourses de merite aux etudiants admis aux instituts et ecoles d'enseignement superieur a l'etranger.
According to insiders the government initially hoped to sell the majority stake in the bourse by the end of 2011, but its plans went sour over lack of bidders.
Bahrain Bourse director Fouad Rashid said: "The bourse will continue providing listed companies with more services and facilities that enable them to monitor dealings in their securities as well as the updates on its register, using the latest technology in this field.
In this connection, he recommended a flexible legislation adapted to the local context and to the regional orientations, with the possibility of creating a Maghreb bourse.
NIOC), told the Shan news agency Sunday that while crude sales on the bourse had not been successful thus far, "the next phase" of offering crude on the bourse would be successful.
The Turkish Derivatives Exchange (TurkDex) is working toward the launch of a livestock bourse in Istanbul in mid-September to help secure transparency and fair prices for cattle in the market, its chairman said on Friday.