The New York Stock Exchange operates eight liquid markets, providing investors with access to stocks, bonds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), options. This includes five distinct equities exchanges, each purpose-built to meet the needs of corporate and ETF issuers, and offer greater choice to investors in how they trade.
Our Equities Markets
With almost 3 times more liquidity than the next largest exchange, the most displayed shares at the NBBO, and the narrowest quoted bid / ask spreads, NYSE is the global leader in market quality. As the world’s markets evolve, NYSE responds with leading technology, innovative partnerships and trading techniques.
Designed to support younger, high-growth companies, NYSE American is the world’s leading market for small-cap companies. The market benefits from designated market makers, who provide market liquidity, and a fully integrated trading platform that supports efficient order matching.
The first all-electronic exchange in the U.S., NYSE Arca currently trades more than 8,000 exchange-listed securities and is ranked #1 in the listing and trading of exchange-traded products (ETPs). The market offers fully automated, transparent open and closing auctions in ETPs and significant price improvement opportunities at the midpoint in all securities.
NYSE National is the New York Stock Exchange’s newest equities exchange, which aims to deliver greater choice to investors.
Our Options and Bond Markets
The NYSE American market blends customer priority and size pro-rata allocation with the benefit of an open outcry trading floor in New York to offer traders deep liquidity across listed option contracts. The market also offers CUBE, an electronic price improvement auction system for paired orders of any size. NYSE American is part of a dual market structure that combines access to American and Arca options through a single integrated technology platform.
Using a hybrid trading platform that combines a state-of-the-art electronic system with an open-outcry trading floor in San Francisco, the NYSE Arca Options market offers an anonymous, flat, open market structure. Traders benefit from a range of sophisticated risk management tools and the market’s time priority model, which encourages market makers to provide investors with the best possible price. NYSE Arca is part of a dual market structure that combines access to Arca and American Options through a single integrated technology platform.
TRADE DEEPLY LIQUID MARKETS
Registering to trade one of our markets is a simple three-step process.
After you submit your application to trade in NYSE’s markets, you can begin the connection process right away.