1976 - The MarketDocumentary | BBC 2 | Broadcast on 30-03-76 at 08:15 | 44min Inside Story (3 videos)
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First transmitted in 1976, film cameras follow City of London traders in foreign exchange, metals, stocks and shares; money lenders who deal in millions of pounds at a time; and Lloyds underwriters who bet than an accident will never happen and risk losing their shirt if it does. This is a world of frantic face to face dealing soon to be transformed by cheaper, computer-led dealing systems, satellite communications and fibre optic cables to create a fast-moving global market, worlds away from the street markets that they had once resembled. (R)
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