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Stock & Commodity Exchanges in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Stock & Commodity Exchanges Market Research Report | SIC K66.110 | Nov 2016

Taking stock: The industry's steady growth is expected to continue, despite economic uncertainty

IBISWorld’s Stock & Commodity Exchanges market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
London Stock Exchange Group plc London Stock Exchange Group plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Revenue has grown steadily over the past five years, having fallen heavily in 2009-10
  • The industry benefits from high trade volumes, and was therefore resilient during the financial crisis
  • The expansion of alternative trading platforms is expected to boost competition
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Stock and Commodity Exchanges industry covers businesses that operate and supervise financial markets. These markets enable people or entities to trade commodity contracts, futures contracts, securities, stocks and option contracts. Operators in the industry provide trading floors and electronic marketplaces to facilitate trade of financial products. They also provide IT, clearing and settlement services.

Only a few industries in the UK economy did not endure protracted problems as a result of the financial crisis, and the Stock and Commodity Exchanges industry was one of these... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that the four largest firms in the Stock and Commodity Exchanges industry control less than 65% of the market, suggesting that the industry is moderately concentrated. However, this is not a typical moderately concentrated industry because the London Stock Exchange is significantly larger than any other firm. Since it is the sole centralised exchange in the UK market where buyers and sellers of shares and other securities come together, the company is in a unique position. IBISWorld estimates that it alone has a market share of 56.1% in 2016-17. The next largest competitor in the market controls an estimated 4.3% of the market.

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Additional Insights for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as FTSE 100 and World GDP in the Stock & Commodity Exchanges industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry?

    This industry comprises enterprises that operate and supervise financial markets such as commodity contracts exchanges, futures commodity contracts exchanges, securities exchanges, stock exchanges and stock or commodity option exchanges. Operators in the industry provide physical trading floors and electronic marketplaces to facilitate the buying and selling of shares, derivatives and other financial products.

    Industry Products
    Trading Clearing and settlement Information and technology services
    Industry Activities
    Financial market administrationFinancial market supervisionFinancial market operationShare registry operation Transaction clearing and settlementMarket maker operation

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • FTSE 100
  • World GDP
  • Business confidence index
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Current Performance
  • Stock exchange trends
  • Beneficial volatility
  • Capital raisings
  • Taking stock
  • EU access
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Corporate earnings
  • EU Referendum
  • Downstream demand
  • Competitive marketplace
  • Increased regulation
  • Table: Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Financial and Insurance Activities
  • Investment Banking & Securities Brokerage
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Consultants
  • Financial and Insurance Activities
  • Software Publishing
  • Products & Services
  • Clearing and settlement
  • Information and technology services
  • Trading
  • Chart: Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Foreign investors
  • Other financial institutions
  • Insurance companies and pension funds
  • Individuals
  • Investment and unit trusts
  • Banks
  • Others
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Stock & Commodity Exchanges
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    London Stock Exchange Group plc
  • Table: London Stock Exchange Group plc - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • A financial product that is used for hedging, arbitrage and speculative purposes. It derives its value from the expected price of the underlying asset.
  • Financial Market
  • A centralised marketplace that facilitates financial transactions, the buying and selling of financial products such as shares, commodities, options and other derivative products.
  • Initial Public Offering (Ipo)
  • When a company issues shares to the public for the first time as a means of raising capital.
  • Option
  • A contract that gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell the underlying asset at a later date for the price specified in the contract.
  • Underlying Asset
  • An asset, such as a share or a commodity, that is specified in a derivative contract, determining its value.

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    This report on Stock & Commodity Exchanges:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Stock & Commodity Exchanges market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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