The London Stock Exchange is at the heart of the global financial market and is home to some of the largest, most successful and dynamic companies in the world.
The Exchange has built on a long history of integrity, expertise and market knowledge to become the world's most international stock exchange. In October 2007 the Exchange merged with Borsa Italiana, creating Europe's leading diversified exchange business, London Stock Exchange Group.
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The Exchange is the most international of all the world?s stock exchanges, with around 3,000 companies from over 70 countries admitted to trading on its markets.
From conducting its business in the coffee houses of 17th century London, the Exchange is one of the world?s oldest stock exchanges and can trace its history back more than 300 years.
Live financial broadcasts are transmitted throughout the day from the Exchange's own TV studios.
Over 400 firms, mainly investment banks and stockbrokers, are members of the London Stock Exchange.