The 12 Largest Dutch Companies by Revenue

The Netherlands is home to few multinational firms today. The world’s first stock exchange was established in Amsterdam in the 17th century and the world’s oldest public company, the Dutch East India company traded there. Holland also became infamous for the Tulip mania and the subsequent crash of tulip prices in the 1600s. Though the …

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The Top 10 Dutch Companies by Sales

The 10 largest publicly-listed Dutch companies based on sales for 2009 that appear in the Forbes Global 2000 list for 2010 are listed below: Rank Company Industry Sales ($bil) 1 Royal Dutch Shell Oil & Gas Operations 278.19 2 ING Group Insurance 167.49 3 EADS Aerospace & Defense 61.44 4 Aegon Insurance 42.68 5 Ahold …

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10 Dutch Blue-Chip Stocks

The main stock index in The Netherlands is called the AEX Index(short for Amsterdam Equity Index). It contains the top 25 actively traded equities on the exchange. Long before other countries in Europe, the Dutch engaged in many aspects of Capitalism including speculation. One of the famous example of Dutch Capitalism was the tulip mania …

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