London Stock Exchange
London Stock Exchange
|MIC / Acronym||Location||Market Cap||Status||Opening Bell||Closing Bell|
| XLON /
|$3.97 Trillion||8:15 AM||4:30 PM|
London Stock Exchange 2019
The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) is based in London, United Kingdom. Below is a break down of key London Stock Exchange figures.
The MIC code for the London Stock Exchange Group is XLON (operating MIC XLON).
Ranked 7th in Market Capitalization ($3.97 Trillion)
Market Cap over United Kingdom GDP ratio is 159.25%
Ranked 6th in Gross Domestic Product ($2.49 Trillion)
Ranked 22nd in Population (62.35 Million People)
London Stock Exchange is the 7th largest exchange out of the 98 stock exchanges we track. The London Stock Exchange Group's Market Capitalization is $3.97 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the London Stock Exchange Group is the Euro (€).
The population in United Kingdom is approximately 62.35 Million people and the country has a GDP of $2.49 Trillion adjusted US Dollars. United Kingdom ranks 22nd in terms of population and 163rd in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.
Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 159.25%.
† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2019 and is updated yearly.
When is the London Stock Exchange Open?
|Spring Bank Holiday||May 27, 2019|
|Summer Bank Holiday||August 26, 2019|
|Christmas Day||December 24, 2019|
|Christmas Day||December 25, 2019|
|Boxing Day||December 26, 2019|
|New Year's Eve||December 31, 2019|
Pre Trading Hours : 07:00-08:05
Post Trading Hours : 16:30-17:15
Does the London Stock Exchange close for lunch?
The London Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 8:15 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 4:30 PM.
London Stock Exchange Timezone
The London Stock Exchange uses the Europe/London timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +01:00. Europe/London does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is Daylight Saving Time in London.
About the London Stock Exchange
London Stock Exchange Currency
The London Stock Exchange trades shares in Euro. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Euro is EUR. The official currency symbol is "€". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.
The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between Euro and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on May 22, 2019 .
100 Euro Equals:
|$ 111.55||£ 87.75||₨ 7,772.48||¥ 771.04||¥ 12,319.84|
Economy and Geography
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is located in Europe and its headquarters is located in London, United Kingdom. Companies listed on the London Stock Exchange are primarily United Kingdom based companies and trade in Euro. Companies outside of United Kingdom would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.
Contact the London Stock Exchange
In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the London Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the London Stock Exchange can be found on the web at www.londonstockexchange.com.
To contact the London Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:
- Phone Number: +44 20 7797 4400
- Email Address: email@example.com
Check out the London Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.
Learn More: Our Reading List
If you would like to learn more about how the London Stock Exchange works and learn about investing in general we highly recommend the books listed below. These books are an excellent resource for anyone from first-time day-traders to seasoned investors.
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