Story: Stock market

Memorial to the unknown investor (2nd of 2)

Memorial to the unknown investor

Tom Scott’s cartoon on 25 November 1987, just over a month after the share market crash began, suggests that both businessmen and many smaller unknown ‘mum and dad’ investors were hurt by the fall in share values.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: H-670-007
Cartoon by Tom Scott

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David Grant, 'Stock market - Rise and fall, 1984–1987', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 June 2020)

Story by David Grant, published 11 Mar 2010