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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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Seven years later, Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ: NDAQ) would step up with its own $5.3-billion bid to buy the LSE. Despite controlling 28.75% of voting shares at the time, Nasdaq received the approval of just 0.4% of remaining shareholders and the LSE once again remained independent.
The LSE said discussions remain ongoing over the other terms and conditions of the deal.
Signet's shares will continue to be traded on the LSE until 11 March 2016 and cancellation from trading will take effect 08.00 hours, GMT on 14 March 2016.
A number of significant initiatives have been taken to improve the regulatory regime and the trading environment for the benefit of institutional investors as well as listed companies, a senior official in the LSE told PAGE.
The LSE, one of the world's largest exchange operators, loses one of its main shareholders of the past decade.
The LSE has risen more than six per cent for the year while it fell 2.71 per cent for 2014.
Earlier, the LSE Director Asif Baig Mirza apprised the minister about the Exchange's role in the development of capital market and other strategic initiatives, which the Exchange had taken to boost business opportunities in the region.
According to banking sources, Qatar Holdings, which is part of the Qatar Investment Authority, is expected to use the funds from the proceeds to maintain a 10% shareholding in the LSE without having to find more cash for the expected rights issue, which is scheduled to start in September.
The Qatari sovereign wealth fund is expected to retain a 10 per cent stake in the LSE.
The LSE Student Recruitment Officer expressed her keenness to strengthen LSE's ties with the Crown Prince's International Scholarship Program, praising the CPISP's objective to provide the best educational opportunities for outstanding Bahrainis to study at top international universities.
The LSE and LCH Clearnet made no comment to the paper.