LIFFE, London International Financial Futures Exchange. This  was all pre-computer trading, and is where deals were struck, Derivatives, Options and Futures were bought and sold by shouting across the trading floor know at the 'Bear Pit' and frantic gesturing. They wore different coloured jackets so that colleagues could pick each other out in the frenzy of a days work.
TRADERS LIFFE LONDON INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL FUTURES 1980S
LIFFE, London International Financial Futures Exchange. This was all pre-computer trading, and is where deals were struck, Derivatives, Options and Futures were bought and sold by shouting across the trading floor know at the 'Bear Pit' and frantic gesturing. They wore different coloured jackets so that colleagues could pick each other out in the frenzy of a days work.

Filename: LIFFE TRADERS BEAR PIT CITY OF LONDON 1990S UK HSB10044547.jpg
Source: Network Photographers
Date: 29 Aug 2012
Location: LONDON Greater London UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES/NETWORK
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