Global share markets

Largest stock markets in the world

2018 according to Wikipedia
2018 according to IG
2015 according to World Atlas

Global shares

Largest share markets by continent

No Rank Continent Equity Index Exchange Market cap (US Trillion) Type High Low Now
1 1 North America NYSE Composite Index US $22.923 Near Bear market 13,236 (21 Sep 18) 10,770 (24 Dec 18) -19% 11,848 (11 Jan 19) -10%
2 2 North America NASDAQ US $10.857 Bear market 8,110 (31 Aug 18) 6,193 (24 Dec 18) -24% 6,971 (11 Jan 19) -14%
3 9 North America TSX Composite Index Canada $2.095 Downtrend 16,567 (13 Jul 18) 13,780 (25 Dec 18) -17% 14,939 (12 Jan 19) -10%
4 16 Australia ASX 200 Australia $1.326 Downtrend 6,352 (30 aug 18) 5,467 (21 Dec 18) -14% 5,775 (11 Jan 19) -9%
5 3 Asia Topix Japan $5.679 Bear market 1,824 (2 Oct 18) 1,415 (25 Dec 18) -22% 1,530 (11 Jan 19) -16%
6 4 Asia Shanghai Composite Index China $4.026 Bear market 3,559 (24 Jan 18) 2,464 (3 Jan 19) -31% 2,554 (11 Jan 19) -28%
7 5 Asia Hang Seng HK (SARS China) $3.936 Bear market 33,154 (26 Jan 18) 24,586 (30 Oct 18) -26% 26,667 (11 Jan 19) -20%
8 11 Asia Nifty 50 India $2.030 Downtrend 11,739 (28 Aug 18) 10,030 (26 Oct 18) -15% 10,795 (11 Jan 19) -8%
9 14 Asia Kospi Korea $1.463 Bear market 2,598 (29 Jan 18) 1,996 (29 Oct 18) -23% 2,076 (11 Jan 19) -20%
10 6 Europe Euronext Paris Europe (Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, Paris) $3.927 Near Bear market 5,640 (22 May 18) 4,599 (27 Dec 18) -18% 4,781 (11 Jan 19) -15%
11 7 Europe FTSE 100 UK &  Italy $3.767 Downtrend 7,877 (22 May 18) 6,585 (27 Dec 18) -16% 6,918 (11 Jan 19) -12%
12 12 Europe Dax Germany $1.864 Bear market 13560 (23 Jan 18) 10,382 (27 Dec 18) -23% 10,887 (11 Jan 19) -20%
13 20 Europe IBEX 35 Spain $0.764 Bear market 10,610 (23 Jan 18) 8,364 (27 Dec 18) -21% 8,877 (11 Jan 19) -16%
14 19 Africa FTSE/JSE Africa Top 40 South Africa $0.894 Near Bear market 54,576 (24 Jan 18) 44,418 (10 Dec 18) -19% 47,491 (11 Jan 19) -13%
15 18 South America B3 Index Brazil $0.938 Uptrend 81,435 (3 Aug 18) 89,830 (3 Dec 18) 10.3% 93,658 (11 Jan 19) 15%