ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Tokyo Stock Exchange, 1979
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 26, 2019
Chet King ©Stars and Stripes
Tokyo, April, 1979: The hectic pace of the Tokyo Stock Exchange seems to have caught up with these two traders. The exchange, which marked its 100th anniversary the previous year, then listed more than 1,400 companies with nearly 190 billion shares; market value of the shares topped 52 billion yen, or $240 million.