Definition of stock exchange in English:

stock exchange

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  • 1A market in which securities are bought and sold: the company was floated on the stock exchange the chief executive of the London Stock Exchange
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    • By the end of the week, its shares may be delisted from the Nasdaq stock exchange.
    • It operates in 40 securities markets throughout the world, including stock exchanges in Frankfurt, London, Paris and Tokyo.
    • The NYSE stands alone among stock exchanges as a candidate for such status.
  • 1.1 (the stock exchange) The level of prices in a particular stock exchange: the biggest rise in the stock exchange in American history
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    • Haven't they always prided themselves on doing better than the Stock Exchange through all kinds of markets, bear or bull?
    • When they were delisted by the Stock Exchange three months ago, the price was down to 31p.
    • Already the prospect of the acquisition has raised an extra £15 million worth of investment on the Stock Exchange.

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