Miami Stock Exchange

DEFINITION of 'Miami Stock Exchange'

Provides electronic trading software and services for stock, futures and currencies. The Miami Stock Exchange also offers a full range of processing and distribution services to the worldwide financial community. This is not an actual with pits and traders but merely facilitates those who use its services to make markets and fill orders.

BREAKING DOWN 'Miami Stock Exchange'

The Miami Stock Exchange is known by the symbol MSX4. This exchange functions as a major trading center for 27 Latin American and Caribbean countries, known as G27. The exchange allows traders in these countries to make fast, safe and secure trades with their technology.

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