1st Edition

Capital City London as a Finacial Centre

By Hamish McRae, Frances Cairncross Copyright 1984
    280 Pages
    by Routledge

    280 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.



    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


    Hamish McRae, Frances Cairncross