Hollard Street, noun phrase

Origin:
A former address of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
historical
Used allusively to refer to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (see JSE). Also attributive.
Note:
This name was current until 1978, after which it was replaced by Diagonal Street.
1948 Story of Jhb. Stock Exchange (Comm. of Jhb. Stock Exchange) 73Financial conditions improved until 1913 when the first major labour troubles in the history of the Witwatersrand caused an upheaval in Hollard Street.
1971 Argus 24 Apr. 2The week in Hollard Street.
1972 S. Lynne Glittering Gold 29The idea is to prevent a drastic fall or rise in our stocks and shares in Hollard Street.
1974 Daily Dispatch 18 May 7The first price rise seen on the gold bullion market in a week gave Hollard Street gold shares a boost yesterday.
1979 S. Afr. Panorama Nov. 29The new stock exchange had to be built precisely because the old Hollard Street floor was too small to accommodate all the brokers.
Used allusively to refer to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (see JSE). Also attributive.

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