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What is "NK" and "PAO" in "NK LUKOIL PAO"?

Lukoil is a Russian listed company available in the US as an ADR under the symbol LUKOY (as far as I can tell). When I search for it on Fidelity, I see this: What does the "NK" mean in &...
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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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Given a ticker symbol, how can I know the corresponding SEC Edgar's Central Index Key (CIK)?

I read on https://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/cik.htm: The Central Index Key (CIK) is used on the SEC's computer systems to identify corporations. Given a ticker symbol, how can I know the ...
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Are fifth-letter suffixes on stock tickers compulsory or optional?

I looked at NASDAQ's List of Fifth Character Symbol Suffixes for NASDAQ tickers and FINRA's Fifth Character Indentifiers for OTC tickers. Both lists are similar, with some small differences. My ...
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NYSE vs. Nasdaq - can I tell what exchange a ticker traded on, based solely on the ticker?

So KO is clearly NYSE:KO, and GOOG is clearly NASDAQ:GOOG, but are tickers generally unique (between NYSE and Nasdaq)? If I mention a stock ABC and you know by context it's traded on an American ...