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British International Banks in Asia, 1870–1914: An Introductory Essay 1

Shizuya Nishimura

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The first international banks to appear in Asia were British. On the one hand were banks established in London, or who moved their head office to London. On the other hand were those who were formed ... More


The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, 1870–1913

Shizuya Nishimura

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter investigates the formative years of the Hong Kong and Shanghai bank, which became the most successful international bank operating in Asia. The history of that bank has appeared in a ... More


Stock Trading in Space and Time: Information and Prices around the Globe

Dariusz Wójcik

in The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries in an Uneven World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592180
eISBN:
9780191729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592180.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

With continued focus on investors, Chapter 5 investigates the circulation of information on secondary stock markets, using the case study of HSBC shares traded on the exchanges in New York, London, ... More


Accounting for the Fall of Silver: Hedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Michael Schiltz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865025
eISBN:
9780191897405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865025.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Whereas the emergence of the classical gold standard (1870‒1914) has attracted considerable attention in the economic literature, only very few authors have inquired into the protracted confidence ... More


‘On an Even Keel’: Hedging Exchange Rate Risk on the Branch Network Level

Michael Schiltz

in Accounting for the Fall of Silver: Hedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865025
eISBN:
9780191897405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865025.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Drawing on descriptive evidence from journalistic outlets in nineteenth-century Shanghai, this chapter reconstructs the debate on how fluctuations in the silver price could be accommodated in bill ... More


Coming In and Going Out

James Stent

in China's Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190497033
eISBN:
9780190497064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190497033.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter sketches the role of foreign banks opening branches, joint ventures, and representative offices in China over the past decade. Although their market share is only 2%, they have played an ... More


Introduction: The Magic Device

Ravi Agrawal

in India Connected: How the Smartphone is Transforming the World's Largest Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190858650
eISBN:
9780197559857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858650.003.0003
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In the dusty northwestern state of Rajasthan, Phoolwati was visiting a neighboring village on business. She was addressing a small circle of women dressed in sarees. Together, they formed a ... More


Missed Call: The Smartphone and Job Creation

Ravi Agrawal

in India Connected: How the Smartphone is Transforming the World's Largest Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190858650
eISBN:
9780197559857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858650.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In the summer of 2015, the government of Uttar Pradesh began putting out advertisements looking for “peons”—the local term for low-ranking office helpers. UP, as the state is known, is home to more ... More


Hong Kong

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/9780190466879.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Consisting of the Kowloon Peninsula and 263 islands at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta in the ... More


“A Hidden War”: Sanctions Evasion

Pierre-Hugues Verdier

in Global Banks on Trial: U.S. Prosecutions and the Remaking of International Finance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190675776
eISBN:
9780190675806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675776.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the rise of financial sanctions as a tool of U.S. foreign policy and the role of U.S. prosecutors in enforcing sanctions against global banks. It describes how the United States ... More


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