World-Stock-Exchanges.net features a list of world stock exchanges, securities commissions and other regulatory agencies, as well as stock market resources.
List provides links to stock and commodity exchanges worldwide, including those dealing in futures, options, and derivatives.
A stock exchange provides facilities for stock brokers and traders to trade stocks, securities and other financial instruments.
Generally facilities are also provided for the issue and redemption of securities as well as other capital events including the payment of income and dividends.
To be able to trade a security on a certain stock exchange, it has to be listed there.
The stock markets can be both real and virtual. The stock exchanges with physical locations carry out the stock trading on trading floor.
In case of the virtual stock exchanges, the entire trading is done online.
Supply and demand in stock markets is driven by various factors which affect the price of stocks.
World stock exchanges are very complex and affected by local events though integration and flow of funds internationally has raised the expertise of stock exchanges in the respective countries.
Each of the international exchanges has different qualifications for listings and offers different stocks and securities.