Lahore Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited (LSE) is Pakistan’s second largest stock exchange after the Karachi Stock Exchange. It is located in Lahore, Pakistan.
The Lahore Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited came into existence in October 1970, under the Securities and Exchange Ordinance of 1969 by the Government of Pakistan in response to the needs of the provincial metropolis of the province of Punjab. It initially had 83 members and was housed in a rented building in the crowded Bank Square area of Lahore. The number of listed companies has increased to 519 since its inception. With 37 sectors of the economy and 519 listed companies with total capital of Rs. 555.67 billion having market capitalization of around Rs. 2.51 trillion . The LSE has 152 members of which 81 are corporate, and 54 are individual members. The LSE was the first stock exchange in Pakistan to use the internet and currently 50% of its transactions are via the internet.
The Lahore Stock Exchange has opened branches in the industrial cities of Faisalabad and Sialkot for trading. The Sialkot branch is referred to as the “Sialkot Trading Floor”.
Department of Members’ Relations has been set up with an objective to change the focus of the Lahore Stock Exchange towards a business services providing entity. This department shall serve as a single contact point for resolving and facilitating in all matter so as to ensure smooth & efficient running of members’ business operations. The new department shall manage a dedicated Members Hotline to expeditiously attend to the queries/problems of the members. The department has been adequately equipped for delivering the expected level of courtesy, performance and efficiency. The staff will also undergo continuous customer relations/services trainings for not only meeting but exceeding the expectations of its clientele, the members of the Lahore Stock Exchange.
Lahore Stock Exchange Building,
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Lahore Stock Exchange – Faisalabad Trading Floor
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