DEFINITION of 'Buenos Aires Stock Exchange (BUE) .BA'

Located in Buenos Aires, this exchange functions as the primary exchange in Argentina. Its key index is the MERVAL. Other indices include the Burcap, Bolsa General and MAR.

BREAKING DOWN 'Buenos Aires Stock Exchange (BUE) .BA'

The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange succeeded the Banco Mercantil as the primary exchange in 1854. It is a self-directed, not-for-profit civil entity. Representatives of all of the sectors of Argentina's economy sit on its board of directors

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