Story: Stock market

Last day of floor trading

Last day of floor trading

In June 1991 the stock exchange shifted to computer trading.  In Wellington the day was marked by the auction of company name plates.  Here, the retiring trading floor manager, Graeme Goss, holds a plate while Dunbar Sloane auctions it off.

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David Grant, 'Stock market - Institutional reform and technological change', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 May 2020)

Story by David Grant, published 11 Mar 2010