Who were the first to start a joint stock company to trade with India?

Who were the first to start a joint stock company to trade with India?
[A] Portuguese
[B] Dutch
[C] French
[D] Danish

Dutch
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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