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Figure 8 adapted from Morgan, E. and Thomas, W. (1962) The Stock Exchange: Its History and Functions, Elek Books.
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Table 1: adapted from Office for National Statistics (ONS) (2015a) ‘Ownership of quoted shares for UK domiciled companies, 2014’ [Online]. Available at www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/pnfc1/share-ownership—share-register-survey-report/2014/stb-shared-ownership.html (Accessed 15 September 2015).
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