Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)


Canada's largest stock exchange which was founded in 1861, the trading floor closed in 1997 and it became a completely electronic exchange. As of 2000, the TSX became a private company. In 2001, the TSX acquired the Canadian Venture Exchange which was renamed the TSX Venture Exchange. The average stock price is represented by the S&P/TSX Composite Index (which replaced the TSE 300 on May 1, 2002).

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Term of the Day


Order ticket that shows the stock, price, number of shares, type, and account of the order. Origin: Practice of placing the ticket on a metal spike upon execution or cancellation. Spike is also a... Read More

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