Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Data Are For Eight Securities Selected Of Companies Whose Shares Are Traded In London But Whose Field Of Operation Is Abroad, Companies Whose Profits Are Liable To Fluctuations And Which Involve A Greater Element Of Speculation Than Do The Group Making Up The Industrial And Stock Price Index. Those Selections Are Burmhi Oil, Shell Transport, Anglo-Dutch Plantations, Rio Tinto, De Beers Deferred, British South Africa, Lingghi Plantations, And Marconi Wireless Telegraph. Data Are End Of Month Figures Through 1923, And Mid-Month Thereafter. This Index Was Discontinued After December, 1930 Source: London And Cambridge Economic Society, Monthly Bulletins For January, 1923, And Following Years.
This NBER data series m11015 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 11 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter11.html.
NBER Indicator: m11015
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index Numbers of the Price of Speculative Stocks for Great Britain [M11015GBM517NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M11015GBM517NNBR, July 21, 2017.