Boston Stock Exchange Definition
The Boston Stock Exchange (BSE) is a regional stock exchange located in Boston, Massachusetts. Established in 1834, the BSE is the third-oldest stock exchange in the United States. The exchange trades about 2,000 securities, in a combination of an open outcry auction, as well as electronic trading.
On October 2, 2007, Nasdaq acquired BSE for $61 million.
Additional meaning of Boston Stock Exchange:
Since Nasdaq's acquisition, the Boston Stock Exchange is now NASDAQ OMX BX.