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Trading on London Stock Exchange means unrivalled access to UK, European and global capital markets

London Stock Exchange operates a broad range of international equity, ETP and bond markets. Through its platforms, London Stock Exchange offers market participants, including retail investors, institutions and SMEs, access to Europe’s global capital markets. London Stock Exchange trading services are designed to maximise liquidity for all participants and include fully electronic order-driven services for liquid UK securities and international Global Depositary Receipts, and quote-driven market maker services for less liquid securities. With a single connection to London Stock Exchange, investors can access securities from over 100 countries, including developed and emerging markets.

Should you wish to keep your trading database synchronised on a real time basis, you may wish to subscribe to the Datasync E mail service. Further details can be found here.

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Global exposure, best execution: why London is at the centre of global securities trading

The world trades in London

In the time zone that is central to the global business day, London’s role in global finance has always been pivotal. And at London’s heart is London Stock Exchange, which for centuries has provided choice and liquidity for investors and traders around the world.

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Meet the team

Brian Schwieger

Global Head of Equities, Cash Secondary Markets

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Darko Hajdukovic

Head of Multi-Asset Primary Markets and Investment Funds

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Ivan Gilmore

Head of Exchange Traded Products and Product Development

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