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Why has IBM been trading at a fixed price of $118.95 in London for the last few years?

As far as I understand, IBM stocks are trading in New York at $141.83 currently, with 1.84m of shares traded daily(?) and some +7% change of price in the recent year:
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What happened to the shares of Lukoil ADR that I bought on the London Stock Exchange?

I have some ADR shares of PJSC Lukoil (LKOD, US69343P1057) that I bought on the London Stock Exchange via Interactive Brokers. I noticed that now I can neither sell my shares nor buy more of them. ...
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How come you can buy VUSA.L outside of American trading hours?

I buy VUSA.L. One thing that confuses me is that I can buy VUSA when the London Stock Exchange opens. However, when the exchange opens in London, New York is still closed. So if VUSA tracks the S&...
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How can I find out how many rights from a rights issue were exercised?

When and how can I find out how many or what percentage of rights following a rights issues were exercised. Logically it should be close to 100% as you would either sell or exercise your rights as ...
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Level 2: What do the different order types on LSE represent?

Here are a list of successful trades from a Level 2 order book. The column to the left of the time the trade went through is the "trade type". It is usually one of three things: AT O Blank ...
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What is the meaning of ticker symbols that start with 0 (zero) on the London Stock Exchange?

On the London Stock Exchange, I noticed that the ticker for the Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF is 0LMO. Searching further, I noticed that many other Vanguard ETFs also have tickers that start with &...
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Why do some ETFs trade in both GBP and USD on the London Stock Exchange?

I noticed that some ETFs listed on the London Stock Exchange trade in both GBP and USD. For example: iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF (factsheet) (GBP: IWRD; USD: IDWR) Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe ...
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What is "Boeing Co. Com Stk USD5 (CDI)"?

I noticed this security on the London Stock Exchange: Boeing Co. Com Stk USD5 (CDI) (ticker: BOE). What is it exactly? There's "CDI" in its name, so it is a CREST Depository Interest. The ...
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Fungibility of ETFs traded in GBP and USD on the London Stock Exchange

I would like to buy some shares of Vanguard FTSE All-World UCITS ETF (accumulating). According to the fact sheet, two tickers are available on the London Stock Exchange: VWRP (traded in GBP) VWRA (...