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 Locations Chapter
London is one of the world's largest financial centres, it is home to many of the UK's largest finance-related businesses, including investment banks, fund managers, stockbrokers, advisory groups and stock exchanges.
London is estimated to account for approximately 42.5% of industry establishments, making it by far the most important region for stock and commodity exchanges. The amount of industry revenue generated from establishments in this region is estimated to account for the vast majority of total industry revenue.
The heavy concentration of financial corporations in London means over two-thirds of the enterprises in the Stock and Commodity Exchanges industry are based there. Var.. purchase to read more