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, including the Stock and Commodity Exchanges industry.
This industry comprises enterprises that operate and supervise financial markets such as commodity contracts exchanges, futures commodity contracts exchanges, securities exchanges, stock exchanges and stock or commodity option exchanges. Operators in the industry provide physical trading floors and electronic marketplaces to facilitate the buying and selling of shares, derivatives and other financial products.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.