The Amsterdam Stock Exchange is the former name for the stock exchange based in Amsterdam. It merged on 22 September 2000 with the Brussels Stock Exchange and the Paris Stock Exchange to form Euronext, and is now known as Euronext Amsterdam.
... The Amsterdam Stock Exchange is considered the oldest in the world ... Compagnie, or "VOC") for dealings in its printed stocks and bonds ... It was subsequently renamed the Amsterdam Bourse and was the first to formally begin trading in securities ...
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