Trading Stock Options in late-seventeenth century London

Anne Murphy is a lecturer in early modern history at the University of Hertfordshire.
Event information
Date 12th May 2010
Time 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue ICMA Centre, Room G03/04
Event types:
Research Seminars

She joined academia after spending twelve years in the City trading various currencies and instruments in the international foreign exchange and money markets. Her research interests derive from that background in finance, and concern the nature of Europe's financial markets, the behaviour of investors, and the function and relevance of financial information from the early modern period to the present day. Her publications include articles in History, Financial History Review and Economic History Review and a monograph published by Cambridge University Press entitled The Origins of English Financial Markets: investment and speculation before the South Sea Bubble.

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