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London loses crown as Europe's stock-trading hub

Feb 11, 2021
Trading volumes in January rose fourfold in Amsterdam, pushing the city past London.
An early-morning view of London's financial district, known as the City. The district has lost jobs since the Brexit vote, and European financial centers are eager to profit from regulatory changes.
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Amsterdam moves to curb disruptive tourism

May 28, 2018
While the city of Amsterdam only has a population of around 850,000 people, it gets around 18 million visitors each year. That has consequences for the quality of life of the people who live there. To curb the worst effects for local people the city authorities are adopting some new measures, like limiting the number of days […]