Questions tagged [stock-exchanges]

for questions that relate to stock exchanges. A stock exchange is a physical entity that provides services for stock brokers and traders to buy and sell securities.

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How to find out when a stock started to trade on a US stock exchange?

I see the initial date of AKTX is in Jun 07, 2013 on tradingview. https://www.tradingview.com/chart/d0ZFlHyB/?symbol=NASDAQ%3AAKTX But barchart shows Dec 2012 as the earliest date. https://www....
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Correct way of using "Buy-stop-limit" to purchase stocks when price goes below a value

I see everywhere explanations of "sell-stop-limit" (to sell your stocks) and I found an explanation of "buy-stop-limit" for when you want to buy stocks once the value starts rising....
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What's the practical risk of reusing trade proceeds?

I built an algo that buys and sells securities in a few minutes. The idea would be to let it do that hundreds of times a day. After some paper trading tests, I wanted to test it with a couple real ...
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Is there a registry of all the market abbreviations for stock exchange?

Is there an official list of all the stock market abbreviations? For example, Tesla and Amazon stocks are in "NMS", which (I think) stands for "National Market System", but ...
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Why do some countries have more than one stock exchange?

Some countries have many stock exchanges. What is the purpose of having multiple stock exchanges instead of consolidating all trading onto a single stock exchange? When there is only one stock ...
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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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nasdaq stock SABR bought on frankfurt stock market in euro

Nasdaq listed stock SABR CORP bought on frankfurt stock exchange in euro,same ISIN, is this stock the same thing different market, can I sell it on nasdaq?..Stock haves market specialist on frankfurt ...
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Moving NASDAQ assets when changing banks

I have a Polish bank account and I'm able to buy shares from NASDAQ. It looks like my bank has a trade agreement with NASDAQ. What actually happens when I buy shares from NASDAQ? Will my ownership be ...
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How are so many stocks tradable via Frankfurt that are not listed there?

For example, Stellantis says it is listed on Milan's Borsa Italiana, Euronext Paris, and New York Stock Exchange (source). Still it has a ticker symbol FRA:8TI and is tradable at Frankfurt. How is ...
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Does it matter on which exchange and which currency I buy ETF?

I am citizen of EU member state and using Interactive Brokers. I am in for a long time and let's say I am averse to euro, so I focus on US equity ETFs. As EU citizen, I have to buy their UCITS ...
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Why is there need of open and close auction os stock exchange? [duplicate]

So why is stock exchanges like nyse or nasdaq using open and close auctions for open and closing price? Why not just use previous day's closing price as today's open price and start trading from there?...
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Does the stock price drop if one of the largest shareholders of the company sells all their shares?

I don't know if it makes sense, I'm just wondering about its logic. For instance, Elon Musk has a huge amount of Tesla shares and right now he is selling his shares like a madman. Does the Tesla stock ...
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Does buying stock have time duration that automatically sell after the period end? If not, how are people losing to stock? [duplicate]

I'm totally new to the stock market. I don't understand how some people do not win with stocks. If you decide to sell your stock whenever you want to, then why can't you wait for long period of time (...
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What settlement cycle does US HFT follow?

The other day, I heard someone talking about why HFT hasn't caught on in some international markets: the settlement cycle is too long. On the one hand, as long as settlement is above t+0, clearing ...
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Are companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange required to publish financial statements regularly?

The TSX Venture Exchange lists many small-cap and micro-cap companies. Are all these companies required by law to regularly make their financial statements available to the public? If so, do all these ...
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Today, can one buy stocks in a stock exchange market without being a registered member of that market?

Stock exchange markets are not my expertise and I don't know all the markets in the world (let along the history of generally any one of these markets), but all those I know do require registered ...
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What does the turnover volume for a stock mean?

I was looking at the level 2 data for a stock, and noticed that it had a Turnover volume of 1.69million. What does this value represent? I read that it could potentially be the overall value of the ...
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What factors can alter the float calculation for a stock?

I was looking at a stock recently, Gamestop GME, and noticed that the float was currently sitting at 250million shares. https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/GME/key-statistics?p=GME This seems like ...
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Will orders be adjusted on the ex-dividend date if the stock "will not be quoted ex-dividend"?

Consider a stock that will soon pay a dividend, but the dividend announcement says that the stock "will not be quoted ex". Will the prices in the order book be adjusted on the ex-dividend ...
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Foolproof industry categorization for equities exchanges

Some equity exchanges have a very exhaustive list of all the industries their issuers are involved in. This granularity is kind of nice at times, but often I find it preferable to have a simplified, ...
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US stock market: are odd lot market-on-close (MOC) orders guaranteed to fill at the closing price?

Suppose I place an odd lot market-on-close (MOC) order for a listed stock. If the order is filled, is the fill price guaranteed to be the closing price of the trading day? Or is the broker allowed to ...
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Why do stock exchanges NOT have a maximum share price?

I was reading this question over here Why do stock exchanges have minimum share price requirements? And that got me thinking about why there isn't a maximum share price on stock exchanges? Or are ...
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What's happening in this scene from Wall Street?

Here's the vid - about one minute into it, you can see the action I'm talking about. I know basically zilch about the stock market. But I have seen something like the scene above in a few movies - ...
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Execution price when the trading price jumps over the limit price for a previously submitted sell order

I placed a limit sell order with a price of $11 on a stock yesterday, when the stock was trading at $10. Today, the price jumped up to $12 right at the open. I was worried my order would be filled at $...
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Term for describing a stock listed multiple times in different currencies on a stock exchange

Suppose a stock has multiple tickers on a single stock exchange. All the tickers represent the same underlying instrument (i.e. same ISIN), but each ticker trades in a different currency (e.g. ticker ...
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How is a stock's opening and closing price determined if no shares were traded?

If a stock has zero volume during a trading day, how is its opening price and closing price determined? Will the opening and closing prices be the price of last trade, regardless of how long ago the ...
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Does the difference between a marketable limit order's price and the bid-ask price influence the priority of the order?

A stock is $10 bid and $11 offered. Alice places a marketable buy limit order with a limit price of $12 per share. At exactly the same time, Bob places a marketable buy limit order with a limit price ...
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How to go about a cost-effective one-time sale of shares?

I have no real experience of trading in shares, but I have inherited some, and I'd like to find out how to go about selling them. There are a few specific considerations to my case: I have a physical ...
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Stock Volume and Price Trend from Local Exchange

As i see, while trading you can look at price charts and trading volume to make some guess of price trend. This may or may not work. But every time we look at the trends, they are from our local stock ...
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How do you overcome the boredom (and loneliness) of Forex day trading? [closed]

I have two trading plans which I use to day trade in the Forex market for 2 hours a day (8-10 am UK time). Usually I will have between 2-4 valid trading signals each day. I have made more than 80 ...
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How does stock trading work in Brunei without a stock exchange?

Brunei does not have a stock exchange (source), although there are public companies in the country. For example, BIBD, whose last traded price was $2.15 on 2021-05-13. How does stock trading work in ...
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Difference between stock markets exchange for a stock

I saw a variation of this answered a few times. I wanted to use the example of Reliance Industries (India) On DEGIRO you find it listed under Frankfurt stock exchange and London Stock Exchange with ...
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Purchasing international stock or OTC F share equivalent?

I asked this question and got a great response by Flux, now I am faced with another dilemma: Purchase the OTC F share or the "original" on the respective exchange? My broker is Fidelity, ...
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OTC stocks and their foreign stock exchange equivalent

Do OTC stocks trade similarly to their foreign exchange equivalents? I'm looking at a company that is not available for US investors on the ASX, but it has ticker on the OTCQX. My broker shows me ...
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What is the relevance of price-time priority when each stock trades on many stock exchanges?

The majority of stock exchanges seem to arrange limit orders by price-time priority. This makes sense when each stock trades on only one stock exchange. If my limit order is the first in line on that ...
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How prices in stock market changes in accordance with demand and supply [duplicate]

Let's assume there is a listed company x. Currently it has 100 shares issued to trade in free float market. Current price of stock is let say 10. Now please let me know if I purchase one share of ...
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Why does a stock exchange need a clearing firm?

I see on wikipedia that "DTCC settled the vast majority of securities transactions in the United States and close to $1.7 quadrillion." OK, so it seems that DTCC is the clearing house that ...
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Must I to pay a 2% commission if I invest in a mutual fund via an online broker?

If I invest in mutual funds via one of the online brokers; such as Interactive Brokers, Fidelity, Vanguard, etc.; do I need to pay a 2% commission to the exchange in which the shares are bought? If so,...
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How some broker make revenue without collecting commission?

I am stock Broker who helps other stock investor by selling and buying their stocks with an exchange some amount of commission (like 5% on their profit). But I don't understand how other stock Broker ...
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How does the broker benefit from shorting stock?

As I understand it, shorting works by borrowing stocks from someone (usually a broker). Then you sell those stocks to someone else. Later if the price of stock goes down, you buy the stocks at cheaper ...
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Trading stock with very large B/A numbers. How are buyers and sellers selected?

Look at some funny stocks with really high volume (in the billion), I see that for some of them the number of bids and asks (B/A) are enormous (for some, in the hundred of millions). I'm wondering how ...
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Will the stock holding period change from long term to short term when I add more shares into the stock?

After searching the internet,I found no answer. For example, in USA, I purchased 100 shares of Apple stock two years ago and then purchased another 100 shares last month, will my holding period start ...
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Where is my buy stop-limit order located?

Current stock price is $9 and I want to send in a buy limit order for $10.10 after price reaches $10.05? When I create and submit such order, how close to the exchange does it get before it stops ...
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What happened to the shares in this company?

I own some shares in a company OAS that was delisted from Nasdaq. It went to trade at OTC under ticker OASPQ. It later underwent a reorganization (Chapter 11) and is back trading at Nasdaq under its ...
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Are counterfeit shares and the "short ladder attacks" purporting to use them, real?

Are counterfeit shares and the "short ladder attacks" purporting to use them, real? Hi, long-time SE user here. As I would like to attract users with actual industry experience or expertise, ...
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Which limit order will be filled first?

I'm trying to understand which of the following limit orders would be filled first. Let's say for argument's sake stock X is $11.00, person A makes a limit buy for 1 stock X at $10.00 at 10:00am ...
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Could anyone clarify the role of the clearing corporation (DTCC) vs. the role of Stock Exchanges?

I am a bit confused as to why DTCC is needed in the market. For instance, if I want to buy (as a retail investor) a stock listed under NYSE, does my broker ever have to deal directly with the NYSE or ...
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How is settlement risk shared between exchange, clearing broker, and clearing house?

As I understand it a trade works as follows. A buys from B on an exchange. Instead of a direct exchange, A and B report the trade to their clearing brokers. The clearing brokers then submit the trades ...
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Who is liable when a short seller goes bankrupt?

Suppose a hedge fund that's short on a bunch of shares goes bankrupt. As I understand it, shorted shares are borrowed (because naked shorts are illegal) so I'm guessing the lender will lose money just ...
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Should we do sip investment through hdfc amc account or hdfc securities

I have recently open my DMAT account on HDFC Securities. I can purchase or shell share from here. Even I can purchase SIP from here but it is regular growth not director growth. Then I read on some ...

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