Boston Stock Exchange

The Boston Stock Exchange (now NASDAQ 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.[1]

Boston Stock Exchange
TypeStock exchange
LocationBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Founded1834 (1834)
OwnerNasdaq, Inc.
CurrencyUnited States dollar
Stock exchanges (listing venues) owned by Nasdaq, Inc..


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.[2] In 2007, controlling interest in the Boston Options Exchange was sold to Montreal Exchange by BSE and Interactive Brokers.[3]

In 2007, NASDAQ acquired the BSE.

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  1. ^ "Nasdaq to Acquire Boston Stock Exchange". The Wall Street Journal. October 3, 2007.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-18. Retrieved 2011-06-02.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Montreal Exchange to increase stake in Boston Options Exchange". The Star. Toronto. October 2, 2007.

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