Regional Stock Exchange

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Regional Stock Exchange'

A place outside of a country's primary financial center where equity in publicly-held companies is traded. Companies that cannot meet the strict listing requirements of national exchanges may qualify to trade on regional exchanges. Companies can choose to list on more than one exchange if they meet the criteria for registration.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Regional Stock Exchange'

The Philadelphia Stock Exchange in the early 1900s is an example of a regional stock exchange, whereas the New York Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange are examples of national stock exchanges. The stock exchange in Cote D'Ivoire, which was the financial center for eight countries in West Africa as of 2011, is another example of a regional stock exchange. A regional stock exchange can help to increase listings, liquidity and capitalization.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Nasdaq

    A global electronic marketplace for buying and selling securities, ...
  2. Bremen Stock Exchange

    Formerly located in Bremen, Germany, this stock exchange is now ...
  3. Berlin Stock Exchange (BER) .B

    Originally one of the oldest stock exchanges in Germany, BER ...
  4. Toronto Stock Exchange - TSX

    The largest stock exchange in Canada. The Toronto Stock Exchange ...
  5. Nasdaq Intermarket

    An electronic marketplace where National Association of Securities ...
  6. Canada's New Stock Exchange - CNQ

    An alternative stock exchange for micro-cap and emerging companies ...
Related Articles
  1. Getting To Know The Stock Exchanges
    Options & Futures

    Getting To Know The Stock Exchanges

  2. The NYSE And Nasdaq: How They Work
    Options & Futures

    The NYSE And Nasdaq: How They Work

  3. The Stock Market: A Look Back
    Economics

    The Stock Market: A Look Back

  4. Can stocks be traded on more than one ...
    Investing

    Can stocks be traded on more than one ...

Hot Definitions
  1. Gross Rate Of Return

    The total rate of return on an investment before the deduction of any fees or expenses. The gross rate of return is quoted ...
  2. Debit Spread

    Two options with different market prices that an investor trades on the same underlying security. The higher priced option ...
  3. Leading Indicator

    A measurable economic factor that changes before the economy starts to follow a particular pattern or trend. Leading indicators ...
  4. Wage-Price Spiral

    A macroeconomic theory to explain the cause-and-effect relationship between rising wages and rising prices, or inflation. ...
  5. Accelerated Depreciation

    Any method of depreciation used for accounting or income tax purposes that allows greater deductions in the earlier years ...
  6. Call Risk

    The risk, faced by a holder of a callable bond, that a bond issuer will take advantage of the callable bond feature and redeem ...
Trading Center