Overview:London Stock Exchange is the world’s most international exchange. Nearly 2,500 companies from more than 90 countries are quoted across its markets, with a combined value of £4.4 trillion.
London Stock Exchange’s markets include the Main Market – London’s flagship venue for equity, debt and exchange traded products, offering businesses access to Europe’s most liquid pool of capital – and AIM – the world’s leading market for small and growing companies. Since its launch in 1995 AIM has helped 3,500 companies raise £87 billion.
Trading participants access London Stock Exchange markets via a range of secure, low latency interfaces, including the Order book for Retail Bonds (ORB), which since its launch in 2010 has allowed private investors to trade bonds in small denominations, and has helped companies raise over £4 billion.
London Stock Exchange also offers a range of real-time and reference data services, facilitating the trading and reporting of over £1 trillion of securities by 400 members annually.
London Stock Exchange is part of London Stock Exchange Group, which incorporates a range of pan-European trading, technology, post-trade and index businesses.