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Which Stock Market is the Most Traded?

Stocks Traded, Total Value (USD) (USD bil), 2016 or latest
Investments & Pensions | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 71 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in stocks traded, total value with USD 42,071,330 bil followed by China and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Cayman Islands with USD 0.500 bil, Bangladesh with USD 1.45 bil and Namibia with USD 69.8 bil.

Total stocks traded, total value reached USD 77,506,603 bil in 2016 in the World according to OECD. This is 28.7 % less than in the previous year and 25.5 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total stocks traded, total value reached an all time high of USD 99,759,985 bil in 2015 and an all time low of USD 299,796 bil in 1975. The average annual growth amounted to 14.5 % since 1975.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 54.3 % of stocks traded, total value in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 84.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 98.6 % in 2016.

Data for more countries are available at Stocks Traded, Total Value (USD) indicator page.