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London Stock Exchange

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  1. Founded in 1801, it is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world, with many overseas listings as well as British companies

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  2. The LSE is part of the London Stock Exchange Group plc

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  3. Its current premises are situated in Paternoster Square close to St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London

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  4. The trade in shares in London began with the need to finance two voyages: The Muscovy Company's attempt to reach China via the White Sea north of Russia, and the East India Company voyage to India and the east

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  5. In December 2005, the London Stock Exchange rejected a £1.6 billion takeover offer from Macquarie Bank

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