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Market Capitalization

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Market Capitalization

The market capitalization of a stock exchange is the total number of issued shares of domestic companies, including their several classes, multiplied by their respective prices at a given time. This figure reflects the comprehensive value of the market at that time.The market capitalization figures include: - shares of domestic companies ; - shares of foreign companies which are exclusively listed on an exchange, i.e. the foreign company is not quoted on any other exchange ; - common and preferred shares of domestic companies ; - shares without voting rights.The market capitalization figures exclude: - collective investment funds ; - rights, warrants, ETFs, convertible instruments ; - options, futures ; - foreign listed shares other than exclusively listed ones ; - companies whose only business goal is to hold shares of other listed companies; - companies admitted to trading (companies admitted to trading are companies whose shares are traded at the exchange but not listed at the exchange).

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