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Capital City : London as a Financial Centre

Author: Hamish McRae; Frances Cairncross
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets, 15; Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets, Volume 4
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hamish McRae; Frances Cairncross
ISBN: 9780203704295 0203704290
OCLC Number: 1004971729
Notes: "Originally published in 1985, Capital City: London as a Financial Centre proves in depth analytical description of the financial institutions of the City of London. The book describes in detail the operations of the banks, the stock market, the insurance world and other bodies that make up the world's largest international financial centre. The book also answers a series of questions on the City's performance, accountability and honesty and explains how the City reached its present position, discuss its future."--Provided by publisher.
Description: 1 online resource : text file, PDF.
Contents: Cover page; Halftitle page; Title page; Copyright page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; ONE How it all happened; The world's financial centre; The impact of London's commerce; The effects of government debt; Nineteenth-century international dominance; Did the City neglect British industry?; The twentieth century: decline and recovery; TWO Personal banking; The clearing banks and the building societies; The 'big four' and their banking rivals; The advance of the building societies; How the clearing banks are managed; How personal banking works. Other clearing bank servicesBranch banking: has it a future?; THREE Money market banking; Why 'money market' banking?; The merchant banks; The foreign banks; British overseas banks; The clearing banks and money market banking; FOUR The money andforeign exchange markets; What a money market does; The discount market; The sterling money markets; The eurocurrency deposit market; The foreign exchange market; FIVE The institutional investors; Why institutions?; The pension funds; The life offices; The unit trusts and investment trusts; Power without accountability?; SIX The securities market. Public service or gentlemen's club?The Exchange and its rivals; The Stock Exchange's trading mechanism; How new funds are raised; Takeovers and mergers; The growth of international securities trading; SEVEN The insurance world; The different faces of insurance; Lloyd's of London: its organisation . . .; ... and its problems; The insurance companies; The broker barons; Other ways of selling insurance; How can underwriting be made to pay?; EIGHT The commodity markets and the Baltic Exchange; What a futures market is; The soft commodity markets, the LME and LIFFE; Running the markets. The Baltic Mercantile and Shipping ExchangeThe gold and silver bullion markets; The future of futures; NINE The Bank of England; The paradoxical Old Lady; How the Bank is run; The Bank as a bank; The Bank and the markets; Monetary control; Policing the City; TEN Where the City goes now; Parasite or paragon?; Behind closed doors; The global market; Index.
Series Title: Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets, 15; Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets, Volume 4
Responsibility: Hamish McRae.

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