Page not found The requested page could not be found. But what are global equities, never investing in bonds for beginners a global equity tracker fund? London calling Let’s take a step back.

You’ll have heard of the City of London and the London Stock Exchange. The London Stock Exchange is the market where shares listed for trade in the UK are bought and sold. The London Stock Exchange1 has been based in the City of London for hundreds of years. Today it’s all run on computers and in theory those computers could be anywhere. The companies traded on the London Stock Exchange don’t have to be British, though they usually are.

In many cases a lot of their revenues are earned overseas. Think of a big oil company like BP. It’s a British firm but it makes money selling oil and other products all over the world. Nevertheless, companies listed on the London Stock Exchange are UK-listed shares, by definition, because their shares trade in London.