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Official Website: Barcelona Stock Exchange (Bolsa de Barcelona)


The Barcelona Stock Exchange was officially founded in 1915, which was during the industrial boom and coinciding with the emergence of the regions first corporations. As required by Spanish law, it is managed and operated by the Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Barcelona S.A., a corporation organized under the laws of the Kingdom of Spain.

It is part of the Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME), which is the operator of all stock Markets and financial systems in Spain. The BME has been a listed company since 2006.


Official Website: Madrid Stock Exchange (Bolsa de Madrid)


The Madrid Stock Exchange was officially founded in 1831. It is the largest and most international of Spain's four regional stock exchanges that trade bonds and securities. As required by Spanish law, it is managed and operated by the Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Madrid S.A., a corporation organized under the laws of the Kingdom of Spain.

It is part of the Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME), which is the operator of all stock Markets and financial systems in Spain. The BME has been a listed company since 2006.


Official Website: Bilbao Stock Exchange (Bolsa de Bilbao)


The Bilbao Stock Exchange was officially founded in 1890. Since its creation, the Bolsa de Bilbao has been closely linked to the development of the financial, industrial and economic activity of the Basque Country. Such as, for example, the construction of the shipping companies, shipyards, mining companies or banks. As required by Spanish law, it is managed and operated by the Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Bilbao S.A., a corporation organized under the laws of the Kingdom of Spain.

It is part of the Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME), which is the operator of all stock Markets and financial systems in Spain. The BME has been a listed company since 2006.


Official Website: Valencia Stock Exchange (Bolsa de Valencia)


The Valencia Stock Exchange was officially founded in 1980. As required by Spanish law, it is managed and operated by the Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Valencia S.A., a corporation organized under the laws of the Kingdom of Spain.

It is part of the Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME), which is the operator of all stock Markets and financial systems in Spain. The BME has been a listed company since 2006.


Official Website: Latibex


Founded in 1999, the Latibex represents the only international market exclusively for trading Latin American stocks in euros.

It is part of the Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME), which is the operator of all stock Markets and financial systems in Spain. The BME has been a listed company since 2006.


Official Website: Alternative Equity Market (Mercado Alternativo Bursatil - MaB)


The Alternative Equity Market (MAB) is the Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) most recent initiative. This market is specifically for small capitalization companies looking to finance growth, with costs and procedures designed to suit their needs. In the first year since its launch, 23 companies used the MAB to raise funding and support their growth, driven by greater recognition and prestige, as well as stronger shareholder diversification.


Derivative Exchanges


Official Website: Mercado Español de Futuros Financieros (MEFF)


The Mercado Español de Futuros Financieros (MEFF) is a Spanish electronic exchange that offers derivatives trading in securities and equity indexes. It acts as both the market and the clearing house for derivative products in Spain.

It was formed in 1989 by the Barcelona Stock Exchange, together with five savings banks and 10 commercial banks, as a platform to trade futures on Spanish government bonds. Spain’s derivatives sector was restructured in 1991, combining the MEFF with the Madrid-based Mercado de Opciones Financiero Espanol (Mofex) to form a single holding company.


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