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London Stock Exchange

United Kingdom

Currency

Pound Sterling (GBP)

Trading Hours

Monday through Friday, 08:00 am - 04:30 pm

Founded

1801

Listed Companies

836

About London Stock Exchange

Exchange Profile

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is one of the world's oldest and largest stock exchanges. Located in the heart of London, United Kingdom, it serves as a global hub for trading and investment activities, attracting companies and investors from around the world.

The London Stock Exchange offers a diverse range of financial instruments for trading, including equities, bonds, derivatives, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and other securities. It provides a platform for companies to list their securities and raise capital from domestic and international investors, facilitating business growth, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic initiatives. Simultaneously, it offers investors opportunities to buy and sell these securities, aiming to generate returns through capital appreciation, dividend income, and various investment strategies.

As a regulated exchange, the London Stock Exchange operates under the supervision and regulation of the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Served Area

London

Owner

London Stock Exchange Group plc

Ticker

LSE

Companies listed on London Stock Exchange (836)

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