The Boston Stock Exchange (now NASDAQ OMX BX, formerly BSE) is a regional stock exchange located in Boston, Massachusetts. The third-oldest stock exchange in the United States, it was founded in 1834. On October 2, 2007, Nasdaq agreed to acquire BSE for $61 million.
The exchange's normal trading sessions are from 08:00am to 07:00pm on all days of the week except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays declared by the Exchange in advance.
The Boston Stock Exchange was founded in 1834
In 2002, the BSE co-founded with the Montreal Exchange (MX), a derivatives exchange and Interactive Brokers, a discount brokerage, the Boston Options Exchange (BOX), an automated equity options exchange.
In 2007, controlling interest in the BOX was sold to MX by BSE and IB.
In 2007, NASDAQ acquired the BSE.
- "Nasdaq to Acquire Boston Stock Exchange". The Wall Street Journal. October 3, 2007.
- Market Hours, NASDAQ OMX BX via Wikinvest
- "Montreal Exchange to increase stake in Boston Options Exchange". The Star (Toronto). October 2, 2007.
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