French investment in Russian joint stock companies, 1894–1914

  title={French investment in Russian joint stock companies, 1894–1914},
  author={Olga Crisp},
  journal={Business History},
  • O. Crisp
  • Published 1 June 1960
  • Economics, History
  • Business History
The Russian industrialisation drive was accompanied and made possible in the decade of the 1890s and in the first decade and one-half of the twentieth century by an unprecedented influx of foreign capital into various types of investment: into government bonds, into railway bonds with government guarantee, into municipal enterprise and into industry. By 1914 foreigners held nearly one of every two Russian bonds of a public nature in circulation and in addition they held almost half of the… 
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