Euronext is a multinational stock exchange operator which was formed by the merger of the Amsterdam stock exchange (Amsterdamse Effectenbeurs) , the Brussels stock exchange (Bourse de Bruxelles) and the Paris stock exchange (Bourse de Paris). The operator acquired the Lisbon stock exchange (Bolsa de Lisboa) in 2007 as part of its efforts to establish a pan-European stock exchange.

Euronext merged with the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in 2007 and became an independent operator once again when the NYSE was acquired by the U.S. based Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).

Over 1350 companies list their stocks on Euronext stock exchanges, including a number of global players. A broad range of contracts are traded on Euronext exchanges, including equities, fixed income products, investment fund shares, ETFs, options, futures, index derivatives, forex derivatives, warrants and certificates.

Euronext indexes include the CAC 40 (Paris Stock Exchange), AEX (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), BEL20 (Brussels Stock Exchange) and the PSI 20 Index (Lisbon Stock Exchange).

Trading hours (Amsterdam): Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:40 p.m. CET (UTC+1)
Trading hours (Paris): Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CET
Trading hours (Lisbon): Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CET
Settlement cycle: T+2

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