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Lisbon Stock Exchange (LSE)

Stock exchange trading stocks, bonds, and unit trusts. The BVL general index is the exchange's official index.
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London Stock Exchange

A stock exchange in the United Kingdom. It is one of the largest exchanges in the world and its movements are indicative of the state of the larger market. More than 3200 stocks, bonds, and derivatives are traded on the London Stock Exchange. Many indices, notably the FTSE 100 track securities on the London Stock Exchange. It was established in 1801 but traces its origins to the British East India Company at the end of the 17th century.
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According to him the LSE has taken effective surveillance risk and exposure management measures to focus and control the risk associated with members' trading.
In bonds, both Islamic and conventional issues, LSE has been attracting a number of listings from the region.
Rolet's predecessor Clara Furse oversaw the LSE's merger with Borsa Italiana in 2007 and was successful in brushing off a number of hostile takeover approaches.
Trading on the LSE's SETS and SETSqx order books was halted at 08.33, due to what the exchange has described as a "real-time data dissemination issue".
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) owns a 15 percent stake in LSE and the two combined would end up with a roughly 20 percent position in the new combined company.
"Bringing CEU together with LSE to study the economic challenges of our time will combine the analytic power of our two institutions to examine problems caused by the global economic crisis.
It is thought LSE would retain the Turquoise brand, but combine it with its dark pool Baikal business.
LSE director Sir Howard Davies said: "The New Academic Building is immensely important for the LSE and we are very proud of it.
Robert Greifeld, president and chief executive officer of Nasdaq, reportedly said, ''We are disappointed by the quick rejection of our proposal and the LSE Board's refusal to meet with Nasdaq.''
Nasdaq launched their latest raid on the LSE yesterday and backed it up with the acquisition of 7,065,984 shares for 1243p each, worth pounds 87.8million, to take their stake in the LSE to 28.75 per cent from 25 per cent.
While the talks have since broken down, the news will revive speculation over the LSE after almost two years of on-off takeover activity.
UK regulators said they will not ask the EU to look into a possible takeover of the London Stock Exchange (LSE), should either Deutsche Borse or Euronext's bid for it be accepted.