List of Stock Exchanges in the world

List of Stock Exchanges in the world

List of Stock Exchanges in the World (IIFT)

You will find GK questions based on stock exchanges mainly in MBA exams like IIFT. These questions can be asked in the form of Match the following. Hence, it is easier to score than most other questions, students should not miss out on an opportunity to answer questions related to this. So read on about the list of stock exchanges in the world.


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List of Stock Exchanges in the world with their Indexes,  Headquarters and key highlights:

Rank Exchange Indexes Economy Head­quarters Key Highlights
1 New York Stock Exchange NYSE United States New York. World’s largest exchange in terms of market capital and monthly trading.

Also nicknamed as “The Big Board”

2 NASDAQ (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) NASDAQ-100 United States New York NASDAQ is the world’s first Electronic Stock Exchange
3 London Stock Exchange Group

(LSE, FTSE-100)

FTSE-100 United Kingdom
& Italy
4 Japan Exchange Group – Tokyo Nikkiei 225 Japan Tokyo. Asia’s largest exchange
5 Shanghai Stock Exchange SSE Composite China Shanghai
6 Hong Kong Stock Exchange Hang Sang Indexes Hong Kong Hong Kong
7 Euronext AEX Index
European Union Amsterdam
8 Shenzhen Stock Exchange SZSE Composite Index China Shenzhen
9 Toronto Stock Exchange S&p/TSX Composite Canada Toronto
10 Deutsche Börse DAX Germany Frankfurt.
11 Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex India Mumbai BSE is the oldest exchange in Asia. It is located at Dalal Street, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Maharashtra, India
12 National Stock Exchange of India Nifty India Mumbai
13 SIX Swiss Exchange SMI(SWISS MARKET INDEX) Switzerland Zurich
14 Australian Securities Exchange S&P/ASX 200 Australia Sydney
15 Korea Exchange KOSPI South Korea Seoul
16 OMX Nordic Exchange OMX Nordic 40 Northern Europe, Armenia Stockholm
17 JSE Limited FTSE/JSE South Africa Johannesburg Oldest existing and largest stock exchange in Africa.
18 BME Spanish Exchanges IBEX35 Spain Madrid
19 Taiwan Stock Exchange TSEC Taiwan Taipei
20 BM&F Bovespa Bovespa Index Brazil São Paulo


We hope you found this article on the list of stock exchanges in the world useful. All IIFT aspirants have to learn this list in and out, as every mark counts in GK for you to score well in the exam.

Happy preparations!

Also read: List of International Organizations and their Headquarters

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