World’s Largest Stock Exchange, Q3 2010



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Recently, we heard news about Singapore Exchange (SGX) agreed to a US$8.3 billion takeover of Australia’s ASX Ltd. The merger will create Asia’s fourth-largest and World’s eight-largest stock exchange.

With the above news it is interesting to know the biggest stock exchange in the world. The following table shows the largest stock exchange around the world in terms of market capitalization as of September 2010. It also shows the number is listed companies as its performance for the past 1 year. It also interesting to know how is our local exchange, Bursa Malaysia perform.

No Exchange Total Market Capitalization (USD billion) No of Listed Companies 1 Year Changes (local currency)
Domestic Foreign Total
1 NYSE Euronext (US) 12278.42 1812 502 2314 9.09%
2 NASDAQ OMX 3480.72 2524 281 2805 15.03%
3 London SE Group 3467.57 2382 596 2978 12.24%
4 Tokyo SE 3423.74 2282 12 2294 -6.41%
5 NYSE Euronext (Europe) 2839.83 991 158 1149 9.09%
6 Hong Kong Exchanges 2535.96 1351 14 1365 23.35%
7 Shanghai SE 2468.79 885 0 885 7.57%
8 TSX Group 1867.61 3609 80 3689 13.84%
9 Bombay SE 1585.80 4997 0 4997 24.83%
10 National Stock Exchange India 1548.58 1511 1 1512 29.97%
11 BM&FBOVESPA 1467.13 368 9 377 18.92%
12 Australian SE 1318.56 1883 83 1966 1.17%
13 Deutsche Börse 1292.63 692 72 764 8.70%
14 BME Spanish Exchanges 1205.62 3335 37 3372 -2.37%
15 SIX Swiss Exchange 1115.85 244 56 300 1.57%
16 Shenzhen SE 1099.18 1091 0 1091 69.70%
17 Korea Exchange 987.65 1768 16 1784 18.42%
18 NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange 961.74 754 24 778 27.72%
19 MICEX 768.23 244 0 244 0.00%
20 Johannesburg SE 748.11 351 47 398 -2.93%
21 Taiwan SE Corp. 684.98 744 20 764 11.99%
22 Singapore Exchange 597.33 458 315 773 25.25%
23 Mexican Exchange 388.57 128 295 423 16.90%
24 Bursa Malaysia 368.02 951 6 957 25.95%
25 Saudi Stock Market – Tadawul 336.44 145 0 145 0.00%
26 Indonesia SE 327.10 409 0 409 50.15%
27 Santiago SE 320.22 227 4 231 38.40%
28 Istanbul SE 319.12 331 0 331 43.75%
29 The Stock Exchange of Thailand 261.12 538 0 538 37.95%
30 Osaka SE 243.73 1276 1 1277 52.78%
31 Oslo Børs 215.59 193 46 239 9.93%
32 Colombia SE 209.32 82 2 84 31.11%
33 Tel Aviv SE 206.93 597 15 612 20.15%
34 Warsaw SE 183.58 533 14 547 49.92%
35 Philippine SE 130.09 248 2 250 53.41%
36 Wiener Börse 110.20 91 21 112 -0.82%
37 Luxembourg SE 89.16 30 261 291 4.94%
38 Tehran SE 85.95 366 0 366 45.94%
39 Lima SE 84.87 198 48 246 19.29%
40 Egyptian Exchange 78.77 228 1 229 -20.67%
41 Athens Exchange 73.03 283 3 286 -42.37%
42 Irish SE 57.69 53 9 62 -10.26%
43 Buenos Aires SE 48.54 100 5 105 17.74%
44 Budapest SE 30.20 44 4 48 13.59%
45 Amman SE 29.36 275 0 275 -13.89%
46 Colombo SE 20.62 237 0 237 145.22%
47 Ljubljana SE 9.69 73 0 73 -21.54%
48 Cyprus SE 8.11 114 0 114 -25.19%
49 Mauritius SE 7.15 62 1 63 8.94%
50 Malta SE 3.82 20 0 20 9.27%
51 Bermuda SE 1.69 14 31 45 10.34%



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  • KW 21st February, 2011, 11:00 am

    What does the “1 Year Changes” mean?

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  • 1mdb.com 21st February, 2011, 1:46 pm

    It means change in market capitalization for the past 1 year.

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