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 SWOT Analysis Chapter
According to IBISWorld, the Stock and Commodity Exchanges industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. The industry's contribution to the economy is forecast to decline slightly over the 10 years through 2021-22, decreasing at a compound annual rate of 0.2%, compared with the compound annual growth of 2.3% forecast for GDP over the same period. Although this means that the industry is growing at a slower rate than the wider economy, the longer-term prospects for the industry are forecast to be positive.
The industry is becoming more globalised, as the several transatlantic tie-ups demonstrate. The increasing number of foreign investors participating in the market is anticipated to drive further price competition. Alt.. purchase to read more