The first to start a joint stock company trade with India were the :

A) Portuguese

B) Dutch

C) French

D) Danish

Correct Answer:
B) Dutch

Description for Correct answer:
To maximize profits, the Dutch East India Company established the world's first stock market in Amsterdam on March 20, 1602, in which investors could speculate on commodity futures and buy stock in the trading company. It was the Dutch East India Company to start a joint stock company to trade with India.

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