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LIFFE TRADERS and BALTIC EXCHANGE SHIPPING BROKERS CITY OF LONDON 1990S UK

LIFFE, London International Financial Futures Exchange. Young traders known as Yellow Jackets, having a lunch break. Sitting on the wall of the Bank of England. This  was all pre-computer trading, and is where deals were struck, Derivates, 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.<br />
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Man on left is Ian Bender and colleague Harry Daniels, they were working for Cargill Investor Services.
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1990s LIFFE, London International Financial Futures Exchange
LIFFE, London International Financial Futures Exchange. Young traders known as Yellow Jackets, having a lunch break. Sitting on the wall of the Bank of England. This was all pre-computer trading, and is where deals were struck, Derivates, 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.

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