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
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.