The Lisbon Exchange or as it was known in 1769, the Business Man's Assembly, could be found in a small tower on the eastern side of the Praca do Comercio. It was a century later that the actual Porto Stock Exchange was created. The Lisbon stock exchange went through some bad times in the early 70's, eventually being closed down but on 28th February 1977 all the transactions of all the ...
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Based in Manhattan, New York City, the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) was acquired by NYSE Euronext on January 17, 2008, with the objective of integrating it with Alternext European and branding it as NYSE Alternext U.S. However, in March 2009 the newly formed NYSE Alternext U.S. was rebranded to its current identity of NYSE Amex Equities as part of NYSE Euronext.
Following a merger of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, Paris Bourse and Brussels Stock Exchange, on September 22, 2000, Euronext was formed. The purpose of the merger at the time was to take advantage of the standardization of financial markets under the jurisdiction of the European Union. But this is not where the pattern of change and acquisition for Euronext stopped, and in December 2001 the ...
Previously known as Paris Bourse, Euronext Paris in France is the country’s securities market. In September 2000 the Paris, Brussels (Belgium), Lisbon (Portugal) and Amsterdam (Netherlands) exchanges combined to create Euronext NV.
We may be in an age during which exchanges compete strongly for the best listings, but the New York Stock Exchange, now known as NYSE Euronext, stands firm as a stock market which companies strive to list on. Executives consider it a great honor to ring a bell and to start a trading day at the NYSE. This institution represents the best stock market traditions. It is a credit to its host ...