Also known as the Big Board and the Exchange. The NYSE, the oldest and largest US securities exchange, is one of the largest equity marketplaces in the world. NYSE-listed companies include a cross-section of large, mid-size and small capitalization companies.
The NYSE is operated by NYSE Euronext, formed by a merger in 2007 between the NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V. The merger brought together major marketplaces across Europe and the US and create a global marketplace group.
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