Boston Stock Exchange

Boston Stock Exchange

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.[1]



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.[2]


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.[3]

In 2007, controlling interest in the BOX was sold to MX by BSE and IB.[4]

In 2007, NASDAQ acquired the BSE.

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