Historically, Amsterdam has always played a leading part in the financial services industry. In 1602, the city was the first to introduce an open options market. Furthermore, the Dutch banks are traditionally leading in innovations such as online and mobile banking.
In the modern day and age, The Dutch finance sector is home to 200,000 employees with an additional 20,000 people working in FinTech. The large majority of these jobs are based in Amsterdam, just as most of the headquarters of major Dutch banks. Abroad the importance of Amsterdam as a FinTech capital is also recognized, with more than 50 major international banks having their office in Amsterdam.
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