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An airstrike or air strike is an offensive operation carried out by attack aircraft.
AIM (formerly the Alternative Investment Market) is a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange that was launched on 19 June 1995.
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is an American diversified financial services company.
A bank holiday is a public holiday in the United Kingdom, some Commonwealth countries, Hong Kong and the Republic of Ireland.
A basis point (often denoted as bp, often pronounced as "bip" or "beep") is (a difference of) one hundredth of a percent or equivalently one ten thousandth.
BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.
The phrase Big Bang, used in reference to the sudden deregulation of financial markets, was coined to describe measures, including abolition of fixed commission charges and of the distinction between stockjobbers and stockbrokers on the London Stock Exchange and change from open-outcry to electronic, screen-based trading, effected by Margaret Thatcher in 1986.
Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.
A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.
In finance, a bond is an instrument of indebtedness of the bond issuer to the holders.
Borsa Italiana S.p.A., based in Milan, is Italy's only stock exchange.
Borse Dubai is a stock exchange in the United Arab Emirates.
Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day after Christmas Day.
The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
Common stock is a form of corporate equity ownership, a type of security.
The Competition Commission was a non-departmental public body responsible for investigating mergers, markets and other enquiries related to regulated industries under competition law in the United Kingdom.
Computer Weekly is a digital magazine and website for IT professionals in the United Kingdom.
In finance a covered warrant (sometimes called naked warrant) is a type of warrant that has been issued without an accompanying bond or equity.
The criticism of Linux focuses on issues concerning use of operating systems which use the Linux kernel.
In finance, default is failure to meet the legal obligations (or conditions) of a loan, for example when a home buyer fails to make a mortgage payment, or when a corporation or government fails to pay a bond which has reached maturity.
Denham is a village and civil parish in the South Bucks district of Buckinghamshire, England.
A depositary receipt (DR) is a negotiable financial instrument issued by a bank to represent a foreign company's publicly traded securities.
Donald Hood Brydon CBE (born 1945) is a British businessman who was Chairman of the Royal Mail, Sage Group and the Medical Research Council and Patron of The British Postal Museum & Archive.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a holiday in some countries.
Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
EDX London was a derivatives exchange managed by the London Stock Exchange that was absorbed into the Turquoise trading platform in 2011.
Electronic or scripless trading, sometimes called e-trading or paperless trading is a method of trading securities (such as stocks, and bonds), foreign exchange or financial derivatives electronically.
Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Euronext NV is a European stock exchange seated in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Lisbon, Dublin and Paris.
Exchange Alley or Change Alley is a narrow alleyway connecting shops and coffeehouses in an old neighbourhood of the City of London.
An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is an investment fund traded on stock exchanges, much like stocks.
An exchange-traded product (ETP) is a regularly priced security which trades during the day on a national stock exchange.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) was a quasi-judicial body responsible for the regulation of the financial services industry in the United Kingdom between 2001 and 2013.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index, also called the FTSE 100 Index, FTSE 100, FTSE, or, informally, the "Footsie", is a share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalisation.
The FTSE 250 Index is a capitalisation-weighted index consisting of the 101st to the 350th largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.
The FTSE 350 Index index is a market capitalization weighted stock market index incorporating the largest 350 companies by capitalization which have their primary listing on the London Stock Exchange.
The FTSE All-Share Index, originally known as the FTSE Actuaries All Share Index, is a capitalisation-weighted index, comprising around 600 of more than 2,000 companies traded on the London Stock Exchange.
The FTSE SmallCap Index is an index of small market capitalisation companies consisting of the 351st to the 619th largest-listed companies on the London Stock Exchange main market.
Glencore plc (an acronym for Global Energy Commodity Resources) is an Anglo–Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company with headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, and a registered office in Saint Helier, Jersey.
A global depository receipt (GDR and sometimes spelled depository) is a general name for a depository receipt where a certificate issued by a depository bank, which purchases shares of foreign companies, creates a security on a local exchange backed by those shares.
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.
The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 of September 1666.
A hedge fund is an investment fund that pools capital from accredited individuals or institutional investors and invests in a variety of assets, often with complex portfolio-construction and risk-management techniques.
High availability is a characteristic of a system, which aims to ensure an agreed level of operational performance, usually uptime, for a higher than normal period.
Incendiary weapons, incendiary devices or incendiary bombs are weapons designed to start fires or destroy sensitive equipment using fire (and sometimes used as anti-personnel weaponry), that use materials such as napalm, thermite, magnesium powder, chlorine trifluoride, or white phosphorus.
Jonathan's Coffee-House was a significant meeting place in London in the 17th and 18th centuries, famous as the original site of the London Stock Exchange.
LCH is a British clearing house that serves major international exchanges, as well as a range of OTC markets.
Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.
This is a list of major stock exchanges.
This is a list of active stock exchanges in the Commonwealth of Nations (Full Members).
List of stock exchanges in the United Kingdom, the British Crown Dependencies and United Kingdom Overseas Territories
This is a list of stock exchanges located in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or the various nations regarded as United Kingdom Overseas Territories – UKOTs (also called British Overseas Territories – BOTs), or the British Crown Dependencies.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Stock Exchange Group plc is a British-based stock exchange and financial information company.
Macquarie Group Limited is a global investment banking and diversified financial services group.
The Manchester Stock Exchange, also known as the Northern Stock Exchange, is a Grade II listed building at 2–6 Norfolk Street, Manchester.
On the London Stock Exchange, the mandatory quote period is the period during which all registered market makers are obliged to display prices.
A market maker or liquidity provider is a company or an individual that quotes both a buy and a sell price in a financial instrument or commodity held in inventory, hoping to make a profit on the bid-offer spread, or turn. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission defines a "market maker" as a firm that stands ready to buy and sell stock on a regular and continuous basis at a publicly quoted price.
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (known as "MiFID") as subsequently amended is a European Union law that provides harmonised regulation for investment services across the 31 member states of the European Economic Area (the 28 EU member states plus Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein).
May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on 1 May.
Millennium Exchange is the electronic trading platform currently used and developed by the London Stock Exchange Group.
MillenniumIT (known as Millennium Information Technologies or MIT) is a Sri Lanka-based information technology firm that specialises in electronic trading systems, systems integration services including IT infrastructure and consultation services, and is headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The Nasdaq Stock Market is an American stock exchange.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
The New York Stock Exchange (abbreviated as NYSE, and nicknamed "The Big Board"), is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Occupy London was a movement for social justice and real democracy in London, England, and part of the international Occupy movement.
The Occupy movement is an international socio-political movement against social and economic inequality and the lack of "real democracy" around the world.
Open outcry is the name of a method of communication between professionals on a stock exchange or futures exchange typically on a trading floor.
Paternoster Square is an urban development, owned by the Mitsubishi Estate Co., next to St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican revolutionary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate the reunification of Ireland and bring about an independent socialist republic encompassing all of Ireland.
Public holidays in the United Kingdom are days on which most businesses and non-essential services are closed, although an increasing number of retail businesses (especially the larger ones) do open on some of the public holidays.
The Regulatory News Service (RNS) transmits regulatory and non-regulatory information published by companies and organisations allowing them to comply with local market transparency legislation.
The Royal Exchange in London was founded in the 16th century by the merchant Thomas Gresham on the suggestion of his factor Richard Clough to act as a centre of commerce for the City of London.
The Scottish Stock Exchange was a stock exchange which started trading on 2 January 1964 following a merger of the four main stock exchanges in Scotland: the Edinburgh Stock Exchange, Glasgow Stock Exchange, Dundee Stock Exchange, and Aberdeen Stock Exchange.
Scottish Widows is a life insurance and pensions company located in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is a subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group.
The "Second Great Fire of London" refers to one of the most destructive air raids of the Blitz.
Settlement of securities is a business process whereby securities or interests in securities are delivered, usually against (in simultaneous exchange for) payment of money, to fulfill contractual obligations, such as those arising under securities trades.
The Seven Years' War was a global conflict fought between 1756 and 1763.
Slashdot (sometimes abbreviated as /.) is a social news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds.
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.
A stock exchange, securities exchange or bourse, is a facility where stock brokers and traders can buy and sell securities, such as shares of stock and bonds and other financial instruments.
The Stock Exchange forgery was a fraud perpetrated at the London Stock Exchange during the years 1872 to 1873.
125 Old Broad Street, formerly called the Stock Exchange Tower and still generally referred to by that name, is a high-rise office building in London, located on Old Broad Street in the City of London financial district.
Stockjobbers were institutions that acted as market makers in the London Stock Exchange.
In structured finance, a structured product, also known as a market-linked investment, is a pre-packaged investment strategy based on a single security, a basket of securities, options, indices, commodities, debt issuance or foreign currencies, and to a lesser extent, derivatives.
In business, a takeover is the purchase of one company (the target) by another (the acquirer, or bidder).
Taurus (Transfer and Automated Registration of Uncertified Stock) was a program that set out to transfer settlements of London Stock Exchange shares from transmission of paper share certificates to an automated system.
Telegraphy (from Greek: τῆλε têle, "at a distance" and γράφειν gráphein, "to write") is the long-distance transmission of textual or symbolic (as opposed to verbal or audio) messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
Sir Thomas Gresham the Elder (c. 1519 – 21 November 1579), was an English merchant and financier who acted on behalf of King Edward VI (1547–1553) and Edward's half-sisters, queens Mary I (1553–1558) and Elizabeth I (1558–1603).
Threadneedle Street is a street in the City of London, England between Bishopsgate at its northeast end and Bank junction in the southwest.
Ticker tape was the earliest digital electronic communications medium, transmitting stock price information over telegraph lines, in use between around 1870 through 1970.
TMX Group Limited is a Canadian financial services company that operates equities, fixed income, derivatives, and energy markets exchanges.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
TradElect was the London Stock Exchange's main electronic trading platform from 2007 to 2011.
Turquoise is an equities trading platform (Multilateral trading facility or MTF), created by nine major investment banks in 2008.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The V-2 (Vergeltungswaffe 2, "Retribution Weapon 2"), technical name Aggregat 4 (A4), was the world's first long-range guided ballistic missile.
Venture capital (VC) is a type of private equity, a form of financing that is provided by firms or funds to small, early-stage, emerging firms that are deemed to have high growth potential, or which have demonstrated high growth (in terms of number of employees, annual revenue, or both).
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xavier R. Rolet (born 12 November 1959) KBE is a French businessman, and the former CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group.
.NET Framework (pronounced dot net) is a software framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows.