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Unformatted text preview: 2 3 TOP 10 STOCK EXCHANGES BY MARKET CAPITALIZATION (2009)* Stock Exchange Region Market capitalization (billion US$) Key index and firm listings New York SE USA 10,842 DJIA; large US blue chip firms Tokyo SE Japan 3,479 Nikkei 225 NASDAQ USA 2,846 Technology stocks, equity securities Euronext Europe* 2,605 European blue ships (CAC40) London SE UK 2,560 FTSE-100; British blue chips, derivatives Shanghai SE China 2,143 SSE Composite Hong Kong SE China 1,946 Hang Seng index Toronto SE Canada 1,433 S&P/TSX Composite; mining, oil and gas Frankfurt SE Germany 1,204 DAX; German blue chips Madrid SE Spain 1,178 IBEX-35 Source: World Federation of Exchanges (August 2009); * Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels. 4 2007-2009 FINANCIAL CRISIS (1)* Source: Yahoo Finance! 3 5 GLOBAL CONTAGION* Sources: The Economist, Moody’s Economy.com...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course GEOG 208 taught by Professor Akin during the Spring '10 term at McGill.
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