What Is The London Stock Exchange (LSE)?

Patrick Curtis

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LSE stands for London Stock Exchange and it is the largest exchange in Europe. The main index traded on the LSE is the FTSE100. The LSE is the main European exchange for equities, bonds and derivatives and was first set up in 1773.

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Patrick Curtis

Patrick Curtis is a member of WSO Editorial Board which helps ensure the accuracy of content across top articles on Wall Street Oasis. He has experience in investment banking at Rothschild and private equity at Tailwind Capital along with an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He is also the founder and current CEO of Wall Street Oasis. This content was originally created by member WallStreetOasis.com and has evolved with the help of our mentors.