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Capital City

London as a Finacial Centre, 1st Edition

By Hamish McRae, Frances Cairncross


276 pages

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Paperback: 9781138569348
pub: 2019-05-29
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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.

Table of Contents



1. How it All Happened

2. Personal Banking

3. Money Market Banking

4. The Money and Foreign Exchange Markets

5. The Institutional Investors

6. The Securities Market

7. The Insurance World

8. The Commodity Markets and the Baltic Exchange

9. The Bank of England

10. Where the City Goes Now

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