International Financial Markets
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... markets London Stock Exchange and how it facilitates an exchange of funds among all participants’ members of the market
In any capital market, the participants are the individual investors, corporations and the government who are engaged in buying and selling of securities. Capital markets are the major providers of long term financing. They offer a range of products, just to mention but a few, equity instruments, derivatives, insurance instruments and bonds. The role of the capital market is to facilitate an exchange of funds among all member participants. By doing so, members present themselves with having surplus funds or a deficit of the same. As a result, trading is effected where the surplus fu...