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Which is the world's first stock exchange?
Take the Rediff Biz Quiz and find out how much you know about the various stock exchanges of the world.

1. When did NSE commence its operations?
a) 1993
b) 1994
c) 1995

2. Which is the world' first stock exchange?
a) Hamburg
b) Antwerp, Belgium
c) Amsterdam

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is Antwerp, Belgium .
The world's first stock exchange was established in Antwerp, Belgium in 1460 under the rule of Philip the Good. The Antwerp exchange traded financial securities, primarily bonds.
Correct!
The world's first stock exchange was established in Antwerp, Belgium in 1460 under the rule of Philip the Good. The Antwerp exchange traded financial securities, primarily bonds.

3. Which exchange sports the tagline 'The world puts its stock in us'?
a) Nasdaq
b) Nikkei
c) NYSE

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is NYSE.
The New York Stock Exchange, which is in operation since 1792, is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. The NYSE is operated by the not-for-profit corporation New York Stock Exchange Inc.
Correct!
The New York Stock Exchange, which is in operation since 1792, is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. The NYSE is operated by the not-for-profit corporation New York Stock Exchange Inc.

4. What is the full form of Nasdaq?
a) National Association Of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
b) National Association Of Stock Dealers and Automatic Quotes
c) National agency for Stock Dealers and Automated Quotes

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation .
As the world's largest electronic stock market, NASDAQ is not limited to one central trading location. NASDAQ transmits real-time quote and trade data to more than 1.3 million users in 83 countries. Today, NASDAQ lists the securities of nearly 4,100 of the world's leading companies and each year, continues to help hundreds of companies successfully make the transition to public ownership. Nasdaq was created in 1971.
Correct!
As the world's largest electronic stock market, NASDAQ is not limited to one central trading location. NASDAQ transmits real-time quote and trade data to more than 1.3 million users in 83 countries. Today, NASDAQ lists the securities of nearly 4,100 of the world's leading companies and each year, continues to help hundreds of companies successfully make the transition to public ownership. Nasdaq was created in 1971.

5. Which is the oldest stock exchange in Asia?
a) The Bombay Stock Exchange
b) Tokyo Stock Exchange
c) Jakarta Stock Exchange

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is Bombay Stock Exchange.
The Bombay Stock Exchange, popularly known as BSE, is the oldest one in Asia. BSE was established in 1875 as The Native Share and Stock Brokers Association. The Tokyo Stock Exchange was established in 1878.
Correct!
The Bombay Stock Exchange, popularly known as BSE, is the oldest one in Asia. BSE was established in 1875 as The Native Share and Stock Brokers Association. The Tokyo Stock Exchange was established in 1878.

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