Kōrero: Stock market

Trading floor, 1972

Trading floor, 1972

While chalkies awaited instructions, the brokers and clerks standing on the floor would take bids from their clients by phone and shout out the new price. As can be seen, there was a clear gender division between chalky and broker, and in the pressured environment cigarette smoking was common.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: 1/4-019651-F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Stock market - Towards a national exchange, 1950–1984', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23682/trading-floor-1972 (accessed 22 September 2021)

He kōrero nā David Grant, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010