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British Non-Bank Financial Intermediaries

1st Edition

By David J. Goacher, Peter J Curwen, R. Apps, Grahame Boocock


480 pages

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Originally published in 1987, British Non-Bank Financial Intermediaries the book is the diversification of and overlaps in the operations of UK financial intermediaries forms. The book provides a coherent analysis of the broader implications of ongoing developments in the financial services sector and an insight into the ‘back-room activities of the non-bank institutions. The book also focuses on institutions offering some form of financial markets, within which many of the financial intermediaries operate. In doing this, the book outlines a theoretical framework of financial intermediation and provides an overview of the broader evolution of the UK financial system. This volume will be of use to students and practitioners studying in the financial services sector.

Table of Contents


1. The Theoretical Basis of Financial Intermediation

2. The Classification of Financial Intermediaries

3. Recent Developments in the British Financial System

4. Building Societies

5. Finance Houses

6. The National Savings Movement

7. Insurance Companies

8. Pension Funds

9. Unit Trusts

10. Investment Trust Companies

11. The Evolution of British Financial Intermediaries Since 1970

12. The Regulatory Framework


About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1970 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of economic and financial markets, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine the stock exchange, capital cities as financial centres, international capital, the financial system, bond duration, security market indices and artificial intelligence applications on Wall Street, whilst also exploring the general principles and practices of financial markets in various countries. This set will be of particular interest to students of economics and finance respectively.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General