Boston Stock Exchange
|Location||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Owner||NASDAQ OMX Group|
|Currency||United States dollar|
The Boston Stock Exchange (now NASDAQ OMX BX, formerly BSE) is a regional stock exchange located in Boston, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1834, making it the third-oldest stock exchange in the United States. On October 2, 2007, NASDAQ agreed to acquire BSE for $61 million.
The Boston Stock Exchange was founded in 1834.
In 2002, the BSE co-founded the Boston Options Exchange (BOX), an automated equity options exchange, with partners the Montreal Exchange (MX), a derivatives exchange, and Interactive Brokers, a discount brokerage. In 2007, controlling interest in the Boston Options Exchange was sold to Montreal Exchange by BSE and Interactive Brokers.
In 2007, NASDAQ acquired the BSE.
- "Nasdaq to Acquire Boston Stock Exchange". The Wall Street Journal. October 3, 2007.
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2011-06-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Montreal Exchange to increase stake in Boston Options Exchange". The Star. Toronto. October 2, 2007.
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