Uniquely written from inside the banking world this book gives a comprehensive account of the organization and activities of the major central European banks during the 1980s. Each of the individually authored chapters has been written to a common pattern in order to facilitate reference and comparison. Each also contains an annex with a specimen return of the bank in question and brief explanatory notes on the various items.
Foreword. Banque Nationale de Belgique. 1. Origins and Legal Framework. 2. Functions and Objectives. 3. Structure and Administration. 4. Powers and Activities. 5 Monetary policy. Annex: Weekly Return and Explantory Note. Deutsche Bundesbank (contents as above), Banque de France, Banca d’Italia. Nederlansche Bank. Schweizerische Nationalbank. Sveriges Riksbank.
Current interest in the history of money and banking remains strong and it is opportune to survey developments both in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. This set provides historical analysis which incorporates research from the early twentieth century onwards in a form that is both accessible to students of money & banking and economists, economic historians and bankersThis set re-issues 38 volumes originally published between 1900 and 2000. It charts the history of early banking, discusses banking in the UK, Europe,Japan and the USA, analyses banks as multinationals, the UK mortgage market, banking policy and structure and examines specific sectors such as gilts and gold.