The infographic created by IFC Markets shows the development of financial markets step by step. It refers to such issues, as the emergence of the first stock exchanges, which occurred 600 years ago, the beginning of currency trading, the origin of the first “Contracts For Difference” that appeared in Great Britain in the early 1980s, the emergence of Internet trading and its huge popularization in the mid of 1990, as well as the introduction of Euro, financial crisis and finally, the opportunity of creating your own personal trading instruments.
History of the Financial World
Infographic by IFC Markets