London Stock Exchange is a stock exchange located in the City of London, England. As of April 2018, London Stock Exchange had a market capitalisation of US$4.59 trillion. It was founded in 1571, making it one of the oldest exchanges in the world. Its current premises are situated in Paternoster Square close to St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London. It is part of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).


London Stock Exchange is one of the world's oldest stock exchanges and can trace its history back to 1571. London Stock Exchange Group was created in October 2007 when London Stock Exchange merged with Milan Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana.

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  • Legal Name
    London Stock Exchange Group plc.
  • Country of Icorporation
    United Kingdom
  • Legal Office
    Paternoster Square London, EC4 United Kingdom (Headquarter)
  • Foundation Date
    23 January 1571; 448 years ago (as The Royal Exchange) 1698; 321 years ago (as London Stock Exchange)