Bulls, Bears and Elephants: A History of the New Zealand Stock Exchange

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Victoria University Press, 1997 - Stock exchanges - 414 pages
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This book covers the history of the stock exchange from the gold fields to the present day. The exchanges' beginnings in 1866, their development over the next 130 years, (including the boom and busts of the 1870s, the turn of the century and the 1980s), and their role in the New Zealand economy are examined. Published in hardback with black and white historical photographs, endnotes, bibliography, index, and glossary of terms.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
7
Antecedents
15
Quartzopolis
25
Punters Reverie
57
The Institution Crystallises
96
Depression and Its Aftermath
137
Chrysalis
171
Coming of Age
197
Calm Before the Storm
240
Charge of the Covetous Brigade
272
Cause and Consequence
327
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