Something in the City (RLE Banking & Finance)

By John Benn

© 2012 – Routledge

160 pages

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About the Book

Prompted by the widespread curiosity aroused by the proceedings of the Parker Bank Rate Tribunal, the author has written a non-technical account of daily life in a City office and Boardroom. The author describes the ways in which money is put to work, and explains why the Sterling Area is so important to Britain’s prosperity. He also discusses political developments affecting the City and its future. The book includes references to America and Wall Street.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Part 1: The Daily Round 1. First Impressions 2. ‘Ships, Towers, Domes’ 3. An Adventurous Business. 4. Feeling our Way. Part 2: Money at Work 5. A Useful Commodity 6. How We Invest It 7. Behind the Figures. 8. Measuring Success. Part 3: A Wider View 8. Theory and Practice 10. Paying our Way 11. What we Earn. 12. A Time to Speak.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS004000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Banks & Banking
BUS027000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance
REF000000
REFERENCE / General