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The Stock Exchange of Melbourne and the Victorian Economy 1852-1900

Hall, Alan Ross


The small-scale pastoral ancl commercial community of Victoria in 1850 did not need a stock exchange; by 1900, however, the institution was a well-developed one. How did this change come about? Throughout the greater part of the period 1850-1900 the predominant business of the share market was in mining securities. Gold-mining developments made possible the formation of Melbourne{u2019}s first stock exchange in 1861. Increasing activity in gold-mining shares enabled its successor (1865-84) to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1968
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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