London Stock Exchange operates a broad range of international equity, ETP and bond markets. Through its platforms, London Stock Exchange offers market participants, including retail investors, institutions and SMEs, access to Europe’s global capital markets. London Stock Exchange trading services are designed to maximise liquidity for all participants and include fully electronic order-driven services for liquid UK securities and international Global Depositary Receipts, and quote-driven market maker services for less liquid securities. With a single connection to London Stock Exchange, investors can access securities from over 100 countries, including developed and emerging markets.
2020 has been a memorable year for London Stock Exchange’s Sustainable Bond Market (SBM).
Already home to the first certified green bonds out of China, India, and the Middle East, and to the first sovereign green bonds from Asia Pacific and the Americas, SBM welcomed 39 bonds rais
London’s capital markets ecosystem showed its mettle during the pandemic. Public markets quickly supported businesses and institutions in raising funds to shore up balance sheets and continue to fund growth and innovation.445 businesses returning to the market raising £40.8bn in follow-on capital (67% more than in 2019). Over £73bn was raised through COVID-19 response b
Emerging Europe and Central Asian issuers have been active in 2020, as we’ve seen a flurry of first-time issuers and local currency bonds from the region come to our markets.
Hungary was one of the first sovereigns from the region to list its bonds in London this year, raising €2 billion at the end of April, shortly followed by its debut green bond in June 2020 on London Stock
December 2020 marks 30 years since the creation of both Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Between them, there are approximately 4,100 listed companies with a target market capitalisation of about RMB77,244bn. The pace of change and growth in Chinese capital markets is unparalleled and international participation and interest in these markets continues to also grow a
Global Head of Equities, Cash Secondary Markets
Head of Multi-Asset Primary Markets and Investment Funds
Head of Exchange Traded Products and Product Development