12 OCTOBER 1939, page 38

• * * * Building Society Outlook

As the dust settles after the first flurry to adapt ourselves to war-time conditions it is possible dimly to discern the new shapes of some of the largest figures on the......

Finance And Investment

GENTLY but surely the gilt-edged market is thawing. This is the most significant fact in Throgmorton Street. It means that after the groundswell which followed the storm the......

Dividend And Tax Problems

The 3,000,000 shareholders and depositors who make up the other side of the picture have an equally complex problem to settle. A fairly substantial volume of money was withdrawn......

Insurance Share Prospects

So far, insurance shares have proved disappointing to those who bought them as a good holding for peace or war. Since September 4th there have been some very sharp falls, partly......

Transport " C " Position

This is a sad blow for the " C " stockholders of the London Transport Board. No final dividend despite the raising of the fares and no light on the prospects now that the Board......