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Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The old trading floor of the London Stock Exchange, before Big Bang, City of London

The old trading floor of the London Stock Exchange, before Big Bang, City of London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Stock Exchange

Stock Exchange
circa 1820: The London Stock Exchange from a drawing by Thomas H Shepherd. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: London Stock Exchange 1980s 1988 AB ports Harold Rattle Shares Money

London Stock Exchange 1980s 1988 AB ports Harold Rattle Shares Money Finance Busy

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The London Stock Exchange, pre Big Bang (b / w photo)

The London Stock Exchange, pre Big Bang (b / w photo)
5986703 The London Stock Exchange, pre Big Bang (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The London Stock Exchange, pre Big Bang)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Crowd on stock exchange floor, London, between 1910-1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Crowd on stock exchange floor, London, between 1910-1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Crowd on stock exchange floor, London, between 1910-1920

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: A currency dealer studies a computer screen at the Natwest Bank trading floor in London

A currency dealer studies a computer screen at the Natwest Bank trading floor in London January 1991

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The London Stock Exchange -- Well Known Faces in the Consol Market, 1891

The London Stock Exchange -- Well Known Faces in the Consol Market, 1891. Creator: William Lockhart Bogle
The London Stock Exchange -- Well Known Faces in the Consol Market, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The London Stock Exchange - The Entrance in Chapel Court, 1891. Creator: William Lockhart Bogle

The London Stock Exchange - The Entrance in Chapel Court, 1891. Creator: William Lockhart Bogle
The London Stock Exchange - The Entrance in Chapel Court, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The London Stock Exchange - The American Market, 1891. Creator: William Lockhart Bogle

The London Stock Exchange - The American Market, 1891. Creator: William Lockhart Bogle
The London Stock Exchange - The American Market, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: London Stock Exchange 1980s September 1981 Shares Money Finance Busy

London Stock Exchange 1980s September 1981 Shares Money Finance Busy

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Queen Elizabeth arriving at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London for a visit

Queen Elizabeth arriving at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London for a visit. 18th November 1998

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Finance Stock Exchange dealer sitting at desk Holding two telephones to each ear

Finance Stock Exchange dealer sitting at desk Holding two telephones to each ear Traders Dealers holding phone

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The London Stock Exchange, the American Market (engraving)

The London Stock Exchange, the American Market (engraving)
1036568 The London Stock Exchange, the American Market (engraving) by Bogle, William Lockhart (fl.1881); Private Collection; (add.info.: The London Stock Exchange, the American Market)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The London Stock Exchange, Well-known Faces in the Consol Market (engraving)

The London Stock Exchange, Well-known Faces in the Consol Market (engraving)
1036524 The London Stock Exchange, Well-known Faces in the Consol Market (engraving) by Bogle, William Lockhart (fl.1881); Private Collection; (add.info.: The London Stock Exchange)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: London Stock Exchange, Construction of Cupola (engraving)

London Stock Exchange, Construction of Cupola (engraving)
5204436 London Stock Exchange, Construction of Cupola (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: London Stock Exchange, Construction of Cupola)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Sketch of London life: about change (engraving)

Sketch of London life: about change (engraving)
585611 Sketch of London life: about change (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sketch of London life: about change)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The Financial Crisis in France, Character Sketches at the Paris Bourse (engraving)

The Financial Crisis in France, Character Sketches at the Paris Bourse (engraving)
1060554 The Financial Crisis in France, Character Sketches at the Paris Bourse (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Financial Crisis in France)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Being 'Hammered', a Sketch on the London Stock Exchange (engraving)

Being "Hammered", a Sketch on the London Stock Exchange (engraving)
1058659 Being " Hammered", a Sketch on the London Stock Exchange (engraving) by Nash, Joseph (d.1922); Private Collection; (add.info.: Being " Hammered")

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: London types, Stock Exchange crowd (b / w photo)

London types, Stock Exchange crowd (b / w photo)
6029641 London types, Stock Exchange crowd (b/w photo) by European Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: London types, Stock Exchange crowd)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The London Stock Exchange (engraving)

The London Stock Exchange (engraving)
585602 The London Stock Exchange (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Crowds gather in the London Stock Exchange)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The new London Stock Exchange (engraving)

The new London Stock Exchange (engraving)
585598 The new London Stock Exchange (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The new London Stock Exchange, London)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The New London Stock Exchange (engraving)

The New London Stock Exchange (engraving)
1618867 The New London Stock Exchange (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The New London Stock Exchange)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: 'Hammering'a Member (litho)

"Hammering"a Member (litho)
3102051 " Hammering" a Member (litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: " Hammering" a Member)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Crowds on the street outside the Stock Exchange in the City of London as Britain abandoned

Crowds on the street outside the Stock Exchange in the City of London as Britain abandoned the gold standard
6015589 Crowds on the street outside the Stock Exchange in the City of London as Britain abandoned the gold standard, 1931 (b/w photo) by English Photographer

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: The London Stock Exchange, the Entrance in Capel Court (engraving)

The London Stock Exchange, the Entrance in Capel Court (engraving)
1036534 The London Stock Exchange, the Entrance in Capel Court (engraving) by Bogle, William Lockhart (fl.1881); Private Collection; (add.info.: The London Stock Exchange)

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: London Stock Exchange panoramic view of offfice computers and staff

London Stock Exchange panoramic view of offfice computers and staff

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Capel Court, 1897. Creator: Unknown

Capel Court, 1897. Creator: Unknown
Capel Court, 1897. The Capel Court entrance to the Royal Exchange in the City of London. From Old and New London, Volume I, by Walter Thornbury

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: London Stock Exchange 1960s November 1967 Shares Money Finance Busy

London Stock Exchange 1960s November 1967 Shares Money Finance Busy

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: London Stock Exchange The Stock Exchange on General Election

London Stock Exchange The Stock Exchange on General Election. Busy men dealing the the buying and selling of shares. October 1964

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: London Stock Exchange Busy men dealing the the buying and selling of shares

London Stock Exchange Busy men dealing the the buying and selling of shares, in the American Market, Shorters Court after the exchange is closed. Circa 1960

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Source Size = 5021 x 3716

Source Size = 5021 x 3716
THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, THE AMERICAN MARKET: " The market for American Securities and Shares of all sorts is held in a part of the Stock Exchange entered from Shorters Court

Background imageLondon Stock Exchange Collection: Source Size = 3299 x 4968

Source Size = 3299 x 4968
THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, THE ENTRANCE IN CAPEL COURT: " The entrance was opened in 1801, and is the oldest part of the building. Only members are allowed entrance."



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"The London Stock Exchange: A Glimpse into the Iconic Trading Floor of the Past" Step back in time to witness the hustle and bustle of the old trading floor of the London Stock Exchange, before Big Bang transformed the City of London. In this captivating black and white photo, we catch a glimpse of stockbrokers frantically buying and selling shares, their eyes fixed on screens filled with financial data. Transporting us to 1988, AB ports and Harold Rattle shares dominate conversations as money flows through this epicenter of finance. The energy is palpable as traders navigate through stacks of paperwork, making split-second decisions that could shape fortunes. Before technology took over, currency dealers at Natwest Bank's trading floor studied computer screens intently. Their expertise was crucial in deciphering market trends and ensuring profitable trades for their clients. In September 1981, even Queen Elizabeth herself paid a visit to this iconic institution. Her presence added an air of prestige to an already bustling atmosphere as she observed firsthand how finance played a vital role in shaping economies. Immersed in his work, a stock exchange dealer sits at his desk holding two telephones to each ear – a symbol of constant communication required for success in this fast-paced environment where every second counts. Engravings from different eras depict various aspects that make up the rich tapestry of the London Stock Exchange's history. From its connection with American markets to well-known faces navigating through Consol Market transactions; from construction marvels like Cupola being erected to sketches showcasing how life around it has evolved over time - all these snapshots capture moments frozen forever within its walls. The London Stock Exchange stands tall as an emblematic pillar representing global finance. It serves not only as a hub for economic activity but also acts as a testament to human ingenuity and resilience throughout centuries-long transformations within our ever-changing world.