|Borsa Italiana S. p. A.|
|Type||subsidiary of public company|
|Founded||16 January 1808|
|Parent||London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE. Milan (Milano Milan (listen) is one of the largest cities in Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest For other uses of this term see Industry (disambiguation An industry (from Latin industrius, "diligent industrious" Financial services refer to services provided by the finance industry. In Marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a Market that might satisfy a want or need A holding company is a company that owns part all or a majority of other companies' outstanding Stock. The London Stock Exchange Group plc is the leading diversified stock exchange group in Europe L)|
The Borsa Italiana S. A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages p. A. , based in Milan, is Italy's main stock exchange. Milan (Milano Milan (listen) is one of the largest cities in Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest A stock exchange, share market or bourse is a Corporation or Mutual organization which provides "trading" facilities for Stock It was privatised in 1997, and was acquired by the London Stock Exchange in October 2007. The London Stock Exchange or LSE is a Stock exchange located in London, England. In 2005 the companies listed on the Borsa were worth US$ 890 billion.
Milan’s Borsa di Commercio (Commodities Exchange) opened under a vice-royal decree on 16 January 1808 and it operated under public ownership until 1998. 
It was sold to a consortium of banks, and operated under a S. p. A. holding company between January 2, 1998 and an all-share takeover by the London Stock Exchange on 1 October 2007. Events 366 - The Alamanni cross the frozen Rhine River in large numbers invading the Roman Empire. Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) The London Stock Exchange Group plc is the leading diversified stock exchange group in Europe 
Borsa Italiana has managing responsibility for Italy's derivatives markets (IDEM and MIF) and its fixed income market (MOT). Fixed income refers to any type of Investment that yields a regular (or fixed return On the MOT (Electronic Government Bond and Securities Market), buy and sell contracts are traded on government securities and nonconvertible bonds; the EuroMOT is the Euro-Bond Electronic Market that trades Eurobonds, bonds from foreign issuers and asset-backed securities. A security is a Fungible, Negotiable instrument representing financial value In Finance, a bond is a Debt security, in which the authorized issuer owes the holders a debt and is obliged to repay the principal and Interest
Borsa Italiana organizes and manages the Italian stock market with the participation of nearly 130 domestic and international brokers who operate in Italy or from abroad through remote membership, using a completely electronic trading system for the real-time execution of trades. In addition, it performs organisational, commercial and promotional activities aimed at developing high value-added services for the financial community.
The stock market is divided into five parts. The electronic share market (MTA) trades Italian shares, convertible bonds, and warrants; the covered warrants market is an electronic share market. The STAR (Segment for High Requirement Shares) market is within the MTA and includes companies capitalized from 40 million to 100 million Euro that are already listed and traded in more traditional sectors. Nuovo Mercato is dedicated to innovation-driven companies. Stocks, bonds, warrants, and options not admitted to the official exchange are traded on Mercato Ristretto. Stocks are devices used since Medieval times for Public humiliation, Corporal punishment, and Torture. In Finance, a bond is a Debt security, in which the authorized issuer owes the holders a debt and is obliged to repay the principal and Interest In Finance, a warrant is a security that entitles the holder to buy stock of the company that issued it at a specified price which is usually higher than the stock Options are financial instruments that convey the right but not the obligation to engage in a future transaction on some Underlying security, or in a Futures Premi Market is for premium contracts on stock exchange products. The after hours market enables trading of financial instruments after the daytime session closes.
The borsa's main indices are :
Other indices include the MIDEX, ALL STARS and the now deprecated MIB30.
The following represent a selection of the companies listed on the Borsa, for a full list see Category:Companies listed on the Borsa Italiana: