chapter  XXXI
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Do. -THE VOLUME OF INDUSTRIAL SECURITIES

In approaching the first question with which we have to deal - that of the amount of capital annually supplied by this market to English undertakings-we are at once met by the difficulty that the available statistical information is exceedingly meagre. As, however, it is almost useless to discuss the work of the market with no knowledge of its scope, we must review the available information and endeavour to infer some conclusion.