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As of 31 December 2007, the London Stock Exchange had 3,307 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of $3.9 trillion. It is the world's fifth largest stock exchange by market capitalization and third largest by value of shares traded.
|Number of Listed Companies||2,837||3,091||3,256||3,307|
|Domestic Market Capitalization (in $ million)||2,865,243||3,058,182||3,794,310||3,851,706|
|Value of Shares Traded (in $ million)||5,169,024||5,677,721||7,571,699||10,333,686|
|Average Daily Turnover (in $ million)||20,351||22,531||30,046||40,684|
|Average Value of Trades (in $ thousand)||96.5||85.7||79.9||64.2|
|New Capital Raised from Initial Public Offerings (in $ million)||13,831||31,169||55,807||50,026|
|New Capital Raised from Secondary Public Offerings (in $ million)||18,649||20,669||38,561||32,759|
|Number of Trading Days||254||252||252||254|
To create an article for a stock listed on the London Stock Exchange, follow these steps: