The The Euronext is a major European stock market that was for... More is a major European that was formed in 2000 when the stock exchanges in Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels merged to form one cross-border entity that now operates in six countries. It is based in Amsterdam.
Trading on the Euronext
The Euronext is now one of the world’s largest and moststock exchanges, with around 8,000 listed companies in 2012. This represents around a third of global equities trades. In 2011, the Euronext turned over €1.8 billion in trades, of which €1.65 billion was in .
Its total market capitalisation was around $2.9 trillion as at December 2010. In the first half of 2012, the Euronext raised a total of $17.1 billion globally for the 66 it handled.
Its combined What is equity? In accounting and finance, equity is the r... More lists include seven of the Fortune Top 10, 37 of the BusinessWeek 50 Best Performing Companies and 70 of the 100 largest global corporations. Percentage-wise it accounts for 71% of the Global Dow, 90% of the , 84% of the Fortune 500 and 82% of the .
As well as trading equities, Euronext also has markets for Bonds are debt instruments, which means they are a way of b... More. It is even possible to trade a range of soft and agricultural .and derivatives, including , , and government
In addition, the Euronext provides clearing and settlement services, and information services.
NYSE Euronext runs the following exchanges: