Countries scaled to size of their stock markets
From Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s “Transforming World Atlas” research the map below shows the market capitalisation in billions of dollars measured by the MSCI.
The biggest market capitalisation is the US with $17.918 trillion which represents 53.4% of the world’s market capitalisation. The next largest equity markets are:
- Japan – $2.655 trillion
- UK – $2.242 trillion
- France – $1.137 trillion
- Switzerland – $1.074 trillion
- Germany – $1.020 trillion
- China – $779 billion
- Australia – $772 billion
The document has loads of other great graphics that are worth a look.