Top 20 Stock Exchanges in the World 2021? | Stock Market Timings India

What is a stock exchange?

A stock exchange is a global electronic marketplace where securities are purchased and sold. It is where traders, stockbrokers, buyers, and sellers can trade in equities products. Stock exchanges permit companies to increase their capital.

How does a stock exchange work?

Once a business issues its shares to new owners to raise capital, the new owners try to find someone to sell their share. For these new owners to find buyers is a hassle. However, to sell their share in the secondary market, a stock exchange makes their lives much easy.

What are the global market timings as per Stock Market Timings India ?

There are two prominent stock exchanges in India:

  1. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
  2. National Stock Exchange (NSE)

There are different timings of the global market. Sellers and buyers must know the timings of the Global Market to trade in the time slots accordingly. The Global Market timings give a window for when exchanges can occur. Many orders are placed before the market even opens but, trading is only executed during a region’s market timings.

Stock Market Timings India is between 9:15 AM and 3:30 PM (IST). There are many stock markets globally that functions on their timings. Timings of the global market vary.

Generally, trading is conducted from Monday to Friday, while the rest of the days are off. Other days off maybe those which are declared by the stock exchanges.

Below is a table containing some global market timings as per Stock Market Timings India:

Japan Exchange GroupJapan5:30 AM11:30 AM
Australian Securities ExchangeAustralia5:30 AM11:30 AM
Korea ExchangeSouth Korea5:30 AM11:30 AM
Taiwan Stock ExchangeTaiwan6:30 AM11:00 AM
Hong Kong Stock ExchangeHonk Kong6:45 AM1:30 PM  
Shanghai Stock ExchangeChina7:00 AM12:30 PM
Shenzhen Stock ExchangeChina7:00 AM  12:30 PM
Deutsche BorseGermany12:30 PM2:30 PM
JSE LimitedSouth Africa12:30 PM8:30 PM
EuronextEuropean Union12:30 PM9:00 PM
SIX Swiss ExchangeSwitzerland1:30 PM10:00 PM
BME Spanish ExchangeSpain1:30 PM10:00 PM
London Stock ExchangeU.K. and Italy1:30 PM10:00 PM
BM&F BovespaBrazil6:30 PM1:30 AM
New York Stock ExchangeUSA7:00 PM1:30 AM
TMX GroupCanada8:00 PM2:30 AM
Global market timings as per India

Top 20 stock exchange operators as of March 2021:

Stock market ranks, as a whole, give a picture of how well the stock market is performing.

There are plenty of ways to determine stock market ranks. These include book value, total sales, market capitalization, cash flow, dividend yield, and investors’ returns.

Below is a list of the best-performing stock market in the year 2021:

1NYSE, United States26.23
2NASDAQ, United States19.34
3Shanghai Stock Exchange, China6.5
4Hong Kong Exchanges, Hong Kong6.48
5Shenzhen Stock Exchange, China4.9
6Euronext, Europe4.88
7LSE Group, U.K. and Italy3.67
8National Stock Exchange of India2.57
9TSX Group, Canada2.5
10Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)2.42
11Bombay Stock Exchange, India2.22
12Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Germany2.06
13South Korea Stock Exchange2.05
14Stockholm Stock Exchange, Sweden1.91
15Swiss Stock Exchange, Switzerland1.76
16ASX Australian Securities Exchange1.53
17Taiwan Stock Exchange1.51
18Brazil Stock Exchange1.2
19Johannesburg Stock Exchange1.09
20Tehran Stock Exchange, Iran, South Africa1.08
Top 20 stock exchange