Paris Stock Exchange


    The Paris Stock Exchange (Bourse de Paris) is the main stock exchange of France. It has been known as Euronext Paris following the merger of the Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris exchanges to form the Euronext in 2000. It is part of the NYSE Euronext group and is the second largest exchange in Europe after the London Stock Exchange.

    Equities and derivatives are both traded on the Paris Stock Exchange, which is responsible for the publication and the maintenance of the CAC 40 index.

    The Paris Stock Exchange also operates the futures and commodity exchange MATIF and the equity options exchange MONEP.

    Normal trading hours are from 08.00 to 16.30 GMT.