WFE Research Team , London , World Federation of Exchanges | Oct 2016
The WFE has published its Annual Statistics for Alternative and SME markets, which is a compendium of 2002 - 2015 annual data for cash equity markets. The data is presented in the form of statistical tables that consolidate information from annual survey and publications available on exchanges’ websites.
According to this annual statistics tables, the top ten SME markets by number of listed companies are the following:
|Exchange||Name of the market||Number of listed companies||Domestic market capitalisation|
|TMX Group Inc.||TSX Venture||2 183||16 896|
|Korea Exchange||Kosdaq||1 152||171 891|
|LSE Group||AIM||1 044||108 342|
|Japan Exchange Group, Inc.||JASDAQ||792||69 172|
|Shenzhen Stock Exchange||SME Board||776||1 601 998|
|Shenzhen Stock Exchange||ChiNext||492||861 735|
|Intercontinental Exchange Inc. | NYSE||NYSE MKT||262||23 639|
|Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing||Growth Enterprise Market||222||33 312|
|Japan Exchange Group, Inc.||Mothers||221||27 139|
|Nasdaq Nordic Exchanges||First North||216||9 796|
Number of listed companies includes domestic and foreign companies. The data is as of the end 2015. Domestic market capitalisation is in USD millions.
|Domestic market capitalisation||USD million||3 047 070.2||1 802 382.1||69.1%|
|Number of companies with shares traded||Full number||8 837||8 776||0.7%|
|Number of newly listed companies||Full number||678||644||5.3%|
|Number of delisted companies||Full number||312||275||13.5%|
|Value of share trading: electronic order book||USD million||5 597 917.2||2 343 392.3||238.9%|
|Investment flows: total capital raised||USD million||185 710.3||195 966.1||-5.2%|
Exchanges attracted more companies to list on their SME boards in 2015, and the number of newly listed companies increased by 5.3% compared to 2014. Domestic market capitalisation of SME markets increased 69.1%. Capital raised by already listed companies and IPOs on Alternative and SME markets decreased by 5.2% and reached USD 185.7 billion.