Bolsa Boliviana de Valores - BBV

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Bolsa Boliviana de Valores - BBV'

A stock exchange located in La Paz, Bolivia. Bolsa Boliviana de Valores was founded in 1989 and today offers trading of equities, indexes and local commodities. The exchange has seen multiple changes in ownership since its inception and has been greeted with increased competition in South America.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Bolsa Boliviana de Valores - BBV'

Trading is concentrated on gold and commodity transactions. The activity in the 1990s and 2000s increased with the enlisting of various banking, industrial and services companies along with additional derivative instruments, leading to an increase in volume from years past in which equity investments made up the majority.




RELATED TERMS
  1. Toronto Stock Exchange - TSX

    The largest stock exchange in Canada. The Toronto Stock Exchange ...
  2. Exchange

    A marketplace in which securities, commodities, derivatives and ...
  3. Australian Stock Exchange - ASX

    The stock exchange headquartered in Sydney, Australia. The Australian ...
  4. London Stock Exchange - LSE

    The primary stock exchange in the U.K. and the largest in Europe. ...
  5. American Stock Exchange - AMEX

    The third-largest stock exchange by trading volume in the United ...
  6. New York Stock Exchange - NYSE

    A stock exchange based in New York City, which is considered ...
Related Articles
  1. Insurance

    Investing Beyond Your Borders

    Investing abroad poses risks, but can also help you diversify. Discover ways to invest in foreign stocks.
  2. Personal Finance

    The Birth Of Stock Exchanges

    Learn how British coffeehouses helped give rise to the juggernaut that is the NYSE.
  3. Options & Futures

    Getting To Know The Stock Exchanges

    Here are the answers to all the questions you have about stock exchanges but are too afraid to ask!
  4. Options & Futures

    The NYSE And Nasdaq: How They Work

    Learn some of the important differences in the way these exchanges operate and the securities that trade on them.
  5. Personal Finance

    How Stock Market Indexes Changed Investing

    Find out how the first market averages were calculated and what they mean for investors today.
  6. Chart Advisor

    Is Now the Time to Invest in North America?

    Bullish chart patterns across the North American markets suggest that now might actually be a wise time to allocate closer to home.
  7. Investing

    How To Trade Foreign Stocks

    We weigh the major ways to trade foreign stocks for investors.
  8. Economics

    Vietnam -- New Asian Hot Spot For Tech Investment

    Vietnam now has a rapidly expanding tech sector that's attracting investors from around the globe due to low business costs and highly skilled workers.
  9. Economics

    Oil Investments Boost Egypt's Recovery Prospects

    Major foreign oil companies have provided a big boost to the Egyptian economy by agreeing to invest around US$17 billion in the country's energy sector.
  10. Economics

    Fast-Growing Israeli Startups Pulling Investors In

    Due to its government's policies, and an innovative defense sector that offers high-level training, Israel has become fertile ground for tech startups.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Fiat Money

    Currency that a government has declared to be legal tender, but is not backed by a physical commodity. The value of fiat ...
  2. Interest Rate Risk

    The risk that an investment's value will change due to a change in the absolute level of interest rates, in the spread between ...
  3. Income Effect

    In the context of economic theory, the income effect is the change in an individual's or economy's income and how that change ...
  4. Price-To-Sales Ratio - PSR

    A valuation ratio that compares a company’s stock price to its revenues. The price-to-sales ratio is an indicator of the ...
  5. Hurdle Rate

    The minimum rate of return on a project or investment required by a manager or investor. In order to compensate for risk, ...
  6. Market Value

    The price an asset would fetch in the marketplace. Market value is also commonly used to refer to the market capitalization ...
Trading Center