British Petroleum (BP) Stock Exchange Analysis Analytical Essay by johnnyoutsmart

British Petroleum (BP) Stock Exchange Analysis
A study of BP's (British Petroleum) market for share performance within a national context.
# 58298 | 2,305 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2005 | GB

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This paper explains that studying the price fluctuations of BP's shares in relation to the London Stock Exchange alone leads to lopsided conclusions.

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"On the most superficial and obvious of levels, one may define the London Stock Exchange that corporate entity which lists publicly traded companies and evaluates the share princes for each. On a more fundamental level, the London Stock Exchange further functions as an indicator of both the state of the national economy and the state of the international financial market. To comprehend this, one must imagine the London Stock Exchange as a part of a larger whole. Therefore, while the London Stock Exchange offers an indication of the performance of the British stock market and the various economic sectors which comprise it, the fact is that each of these sectors has an international scope. This is perfectly true in relation to the petroleum industry. Should one desire to evaluate the performance of this industry, as a whole, within the British context, the London Stock Exchange will furnish all the necessary information, including the performance of individual firms. However, were one aiming towards a more precise understanding of fluctuations and rises in British Petroleum's (BP) market for shares, one needs to overview the international financial market or global economy, analyzing the performance of the petroleum sector in key markets."

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