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London as an International Banking Center, 1950–1980

Mae Baker and Michale Collins

in London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269495
eISBN:
9780191710162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The late 1950s and early 1960s marked the beginning of a period of important structural change and innovation within British banking. After the war, of course, the City's fortune was far from assured ... More


Foreign Exchange and Money Markets

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses the evolution of two essential markets to global banks. Foreign exchange markets allow for the trading of foreign currencies, using instruments such as spot transactions, ... More


British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Geoffrey Jones

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This is a study of the emergence, growth, and performance of British multinational banks from their origins in the 1830s until the present day. British owned banks played leading roles in the ... More


Fixed Income Securities

Claus Munk

in Fixed Income Modelling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575084
eISBN:
9780191728648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575084.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Modern financial markets offer a large variety of different fixed income securities and the markets for such securities are of an enormous size. This chapter describes and discusses the main fixed ... More


The 2011 FDIC Assessment on Banks’ Managed Liabilities: Interest Rate and Balance-Sheet Responses

Lawrence L. Kreicher, Robert N. McCauley, and Patrick McGuire

in Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial crisis led to discussion of corrective bank taxes to promote financial stability. This paper interprets the widening of the FDIC assessment base from deposits to assets less equity for ... More


Control and Compartmentalization, 1945–1970

Ranald C. Michie

in British Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198727361
eISBN:
9780191793516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727361.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

British banking was not nationalized after the Second World War except for the Bank of England. Government intervention in the banking system exercised during the Second World War, remained long ... More


Failed Small Jurisdictions and Successful Large Jurisdictions

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter compares the MDSJs with two additional sets of jurisdictions. It first applies the MDSJ benchmark to small jurisdictions that have tried to create vibrant financial centers, yet failed. ... More


The City of London and the Politics of ‘Invisibles’

Aled Davies

in The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804116
eISBN:
9780191842351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804116.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers the resurgence of the City of London as an international financial centre in the late twentieth century. It highlights the role played by a campaign to promote the revival of ... More


Singapore

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines Singapore, a sovereign “city-state” in Southeast Asia that has undergone a remarkable economic transformation since attaining sovereignty in the mid-1960s. Though small and ... More


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