List of stock exchanges in the United Kingdom, the British Crown Dependencies and United Kingdom Overseas Territories

This is a list of stock exchanges located in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or the various nations regarded as United Kingdom Overseas Territories – UKOTs (also called British Overseas Territories – BOTs), or the British Crown Dependencies. They are as follows:

Several nations of the Caribbean comprise one major regional stock exchange: the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE), which serves Anguilla (UK), Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat (UK), Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The service area of the ECSE corresponds to the service area of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, with which it is associated.

Exchange Location Founded Listings Link
Anguilla Anguilla
Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE) (Basseterre, Saint Kitts) ECSE
Bermuda Bermuda
Bermuda Stock Exchange Hamilton 1971 BSX
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands Stock Exchange George Town 1997 900 CSX
Gibraltar Gibraltar
Gibraltar Stock Exchange Gibraltar 2014 GSXL
GuernseyJersey Channel Islands
The International Stock Exchange Guernsey 2013 2000 XCIE
Montserrat Montserrat
Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE) (Basseterre, Saint Kitts) ECSE
United Kingdom United Kingdom
London Stock Exchange London 1801 2800 XLON
PLUS Markets Group (closed) London 2004 [1] PLSX


  1. ^ PLUS Markets list all UK quoted and listed securities.

See also

Bermuda Stock Exchange

The Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX), established in 1971, is located in Hamilton, Bermuda. The stock exchange's 2010 'Year End Review' report stated that its aggregate market capitalization (excluding mutual funds) stood at US$319 billion.The exchange specializes in listing and trading of capital market instruments such as stocks, bonds, mutual fund (including hedge fund structures) and depository receipt programs.

The BSX has been granted approved stock exchange status under Australia's Foreign Investment Fund taxation rules, and, effective 1 September 2005 was granted designated investment exchange status by the United Kingdom's Financial Services Authority.

British Overseas Territories

The British Overseas Territories (BOTs) or United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are 14 territories under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the United Kingdom. They are remnants of the British Empire that have not been granted independence or have voted to remain British territories. These territories do not form part of the United Kingdom and, with the exception of Gibraltar, are not part of the European Union. Most of the permanently inhabited territories are internally self-governing, with the UK retaining responsibility for defence and foreign relations. Three are inhabited only by a transitory population of military or scientific personnel. They all share the British monarch (Elizabeth II) as head of state.

As of April 2018 the Minister responsible for the Territories excluding the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar and the Sovereign Base Areas on Cyprus, is the Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN. The other three territories are the responsibility of the Minister of State for Europe and the Americas.

Cayman Islands Stock Exchange

The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) is a stock exchange based in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. It started operations in July 1997 and is fully owned by the Cayman Islands government. The CSX was recognised by the London Stock Exchange as an approved organisation in July 1999.Over 1,000 stocks, eurobonds, warrants and global depositary receipts are listed on the CSX. The Chairman of CSX is Anthony Travers, a former Senior Partner at the law firm Maples and Calder. The stock exchange is located at Elizabethan Square in downtown George Town. The exchange uses a fully electronic trading platform that was developed under a partnership with Bloomberg L.P.

The CSX was originally set up to provide a listing facility for the specialist products of the Cayman Islands – mutual funds and specialist debt securities. The CSX’s capabilities now extend to sophisticated vehicles and structures including the listing of derivative warrants, depositary receipts, Eurobonds, preferred shares and international equity. The CSX currently has more than 1,400 listings and a market capitalisation of more than $123 billion. Other key facts and recognitions for the CSX include:

In 2006, surpassing more than 1,000 listings before the 10-year mark, posting on average, double-digit listings growth each year since its inception

In 2005, reaching break-even status a full two years before planned, allowing the CSX to become a positive contributor to Government’s finances

In 2004, being granted 'recognised stock exchange' status by Inland Revenue in March 2004, greatly enhancing the CSX’s commercial appeal to UK investors

In 2003, being admitted as an affiliate member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

In 2001, being the first (and still only) offshore exchange to become a member of the Intermarket Surveillance Group, a self-governing association of exchanges and exchange regulators from around the world committed to information sharing and the enhancement of market surveillance procedures

In 1999, becoming the first offshore stock exchange to be registered with the London Stock Exchange

Channel Islands Stock Exchange

The Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) was a stock exchange operating in St. Peter Port, Guernsey, the business of which was acquired by the Channel Islands Securities Exchange on 20 December 2013.It was founded in March 1998, as a company limited both by guarantee and by shares. It was an offshore stock exchange in the European time zone for the listing of investment funds, debt instruments and the shares of companies.

It provided listing facility and screen-based trading for local and international trading companies, investment companies - both open- and closed-ended funds - Channel Islands depository receipts (CIDRS) and specialist debt securities, including Eurobonds, Structured Debt, Warrants and SPVs.

The CISX closed down in December 2013 and all business was moved into the newly formed Channel Islands Securities Exchange rebranded in 2017 as The International Stock Exchange.

Currencies of the British West Indies

The region known as the British West Indies included British Guiana on the South American mainland, British Honduras in Central America, Bermuda, The Bahamas, and Jamaica, along with its former dependencies of the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands. It also included the Eastern Caribbean territories of Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, the Windward Islands and the Leeward Islands.

From the early 19th century to the later 20th century, the region generally used sterling coinage, although there was quite widespread usage of mixed sterling and dollar accounts. In the later 20th century there was a move towards dollar accounts in all the territories, in conjunction with the introduction of decimal fractional coinage.

Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange

The Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE) is the first regional securities market in the Western Hemisphere and a regional Stock exchange, established by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) to serve the eight member territories of Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Its headquarters are located in the city of Basseterre, on the island of St. Kitts.

FTSE Group

FTSE International Limited trading as FTSE Russell () is a British provider of stock market indices and associated data services, wholly owned by the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and operating from premises in Canary Wharf. It operates the well known UK FTSE 100 Index as well as a number of other indices. FTSE stands for Financial Times Stock Exchange.

Gibraltar Stock Exchange

The Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) is a stock exchange based in Gibraltar. It was established in 2014, and began full operations in the first quarter of 2015. The stock exchange is the first fully licensed exchange in Gibraltar. The opening occurred in two distinctive phases. In the initial “soft launch” phase from the start of November 2014, the GSX invited firms to apply for membership as Listing Members, with a number of applicants having expressed their keen interest. The full opening for listings themselves occurred during the first quarter of 2015.

List of British currencies

A variety of currencies are tender in the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and crown dependencies. This list covers all of those currently in circulation.

List of Commonwealth of Nations countries by GDP (nominal)

This is a list of Commonwealth of Nations countries by GDP in nominal values. Gross domestic product is the value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year. The GDP dollar estimates presented here are calculated at market or government official exchange rates. Values are given in millions of US dollars. Dependent territories are shown in italics and are not ranked, and their flags are shown alongside the country of which they are a territory.

The following lists show the latest figures for GDP and GDP per capita. Most figures are 2017 data from the International Monetary Fund; figures for dependent territories (both GDP and GDP per capita) are 2016 data from the United Nations. Figures from other sources and years are noted as such.

Click on one of the small triangles in the headings to re-order the list according to that category.

List of stock exchanges in the Commonwealth of Nations

This is a list of active stock exchanges in the Commonwealth of Nations (Full Members). The Commonwealth of Nations features member-states located on all major continents and represents almost one-third of the Earth's population. Some states have signed agreements establishing multi-state regional stock exchanges while other larger states may hold more than one, or even specialised stock exchange(s).

London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange is a stock exchange located in the City of London, England. As of April 2018, London Stock Exchange had a market capitalisation of US$4.59 trillion. It was founded in 1571, making it one of the oldest exchanges in the world. Its current premises are situated in Paternoster Square close to St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London. It is part of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

London Stock Exchange is one of the world's oldest stock exchanges and can trace its history back to 1571. London Stock Exchange Group was created in October 2007 when London Stock Exchange merged with Milan Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana.

London Stock Exchange Group

London Stock Exchange Group plc is a British-based stock exchange and financial information company. It is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It owns London Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana, MillenniumIT, Russell Indexes, FTSE International, and majority stakes in LCH and MTS.

Scottish Stock Exchange

The Scottish Stock Exchange was a stock exchange which started trading on 2 January 1964 following a merger of the four main stock exchanges in Scotland: the Edinburgh Stock Exchange, Glasgow Stock Exchange, Dundee Stock Exchange, and Aberdeen Stock Exchange. The main secretariat of the exchange was in Glasgow, while the Edinburgh, Dundee, and Aberdeen exchanges operated as local branches until 1971, when the local exchanges closed completely.During the construction of the new Scottish Stock Exchange building in St George's Place, Glasgow, the exchange was housed in a converted warehouse on Ingram Street. The new building was opened after two years' work on 13 April 1971.In 1973, the Scottish Stock Exchange merged into the London Stock Exchange.Since then, there have been calls to re-establish an independent stock exchange in Scotland.In 2016, plans were announced for the establishment of a Scottish Stock Exchange by a group of ex-NASDAQ traders and Scottish investors to be based in Edinburgh. The announcement was made after the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU, in which England and Wales voted to leave the European Union, but Scotland (and especially Edinburgh) voted to remain within the European Union.In 2018, fresh plans for a Scottish Stock Exchange were unveiled when businessman Tomás Carruthers announced a deal with Euronext to provide its Optiq software platform for a virtual exchange based in Scotland, tentatively known as Bourse Scot. Background research published in November 2018 was positively reviewed in Forbes magazine . Further details were disclosed at an event in March 2019 with news of funding arranged with the accountancy and business advisory firm, AAB once FCA approval is gained. On 9 May 2019 it was announced that Scottish Enterprise had awarded a £750,000 Regional Selective Assistance grant to Project Heather in support of 45 highly skilled jobs

The International Stock Exchange

The International Stock Exchange (TISE) is a stock exchange headquartered in St. Peter Port, Guernsey.

The TISE provides a responsive and innovative listing facility for international companies to raise capital from investors based around the globe. It offers a regulated marketplace, with globally recognisable clients and a growing product range, from a location within the European time zone but outside the EU.

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