AMSTERDAM Trade wars and the threat of Brexit were acting as a "profit warning" for the Dutch economy, and the government intended to increase investments to protect its future, Dutch King Willem-Alexander told parliament on Tuesday, in an address prepared by the government.
* Dutch are running budget surpluses, national debt 50% of
AMSTERDAM, Sept 16 Several Dutch pension funds,
including the biggest, ABP, which oversees 464 billion euros in
assets, reported on Monday their coverage ratio fell below 90%
for the first time in August, meaning pensions will be cut for
millions of retirees in 2020 unless there is a rule change.
AMSTERDAM Marc Chagall, the 20th century French-Russian artist who delighted fans with his vividly coloured, whimsical works, did many of his paintings using the same nine pigments - and hardly ever used black, researchers said on Friday.
AMSTERDAM The Dutch government is exploring options to fund the investment German-Dutch grid company TenneT needs, including a partial or full sale of the business, it said on Friday.
AMSTERDAM Shares in Prosus , a spin-off from Naspers that includes the e-commerce group's 31% stake in Chinese tech giant Tencent, surged more than 25% on their stock market debut in Amsterdam on Wednesday, creating one of Europe's largest internet companies.
AMSTERDAM Shares in the spin-off of South African e-commerce group Naspers surged more than 25% in the first minutes of their market debut in Amsterdam on Wednesday.
AMSTERDAM South African e-commerce group Naspers is listing its global empire of consumer internet assets under the name of Prosus on Wednesday - and the jewel in the crown is a 31% stake in Chinese tech titan Tencent .
AMSTERDAM, Sept 10 South African e-commerce
group Naspers is listing its global empire of consumer
internet assets under the name of Prosus on Wednesday -
and the jewel in the crown is a 31% stake in Chinese tech titan
AMSTERDAM The Dutch government is preparing a decision on how to raise fresh capital for TenneT , the German-Dutch electric high voltage grid operating company it owns, banking and industry sources told Reuters.