International and national (South Africa) developments in finance.

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The panic of 1819

1815 - 1821

This was the first modern economic and financial crisis.

Panic of 1825

1825

Discovery of diamond in South Africa

1866

Diamond is discovered at Hopetown in South Africa

Panic of 1873

1873

Discovery of gold in South Africa

1884

The J.S.E is founded

1887

Benjamin Wooland founded the JSE

The great depression

1929 - 1939

the most devasting depression in history of the U.S.A.

The OPEC oil crisi

1973 - 1974

The Israeli bank crisis

1983

Black Monday

1987

Stock market crash

Japanese asset price bubble

1987 - 1990

Inflation in the asset prices in Japan

The East Asian financial crisis

1997 - 1998

Argentina Economic crisis

1999 - 2002

this crisis saw Argentina defaulted on it foreign debt.

The global financial crisis

2007 - 2008

Started in the USA in the subprime housing market and the spread all over the. It results in the collapse of major financial institutions such as AIC Lehman Brothers.

PANIC OF 1825

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