(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Friend or foe ? Information technology and the London Stock Exchange since 1700

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MICHIE R.C. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of History, Univ., Durham, ROYAUME-UNI


As this paper shows, the historical experience can shed much light on the forces at work within the securities market, including that produced by changes in information technology. The historical evidence reveals the important role played by stock exchanges not only as organized markets, but as regulatory bodies. Though trading might disappear within programmed electronic networks linking offices worldwide, supervision is still required to be embedded within particular jurisdictions, and that necessitated specific locations


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 23, no3 [pp. 304-326]

Collation : Illustration ;



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