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Credit Rationing in Britain after 1945

Francesca Carnevali

in Europe's Advantage: Banks and Small Firms in Britain, France, Germany, and Italy since 1918

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199257393
eISBN:
9780191603846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257396.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the structure of British banking after 1945, and the internal organization of the commercial banks. It shows how these two elements induced credit rationing to small firms.


Conclusion

Sean Dinces

in Bulls Markets: Chicago's Basketball Business and the New Inequality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583211
eISBN:
9780226583358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583358.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Conclusion posits that the types of pro-inequality business practices engaged by the Bulls in recent decades, as well as the government's tolerance of such practices, continue to expand and ... More


Manipulation abounds

Oonagh McDonald

in Holding bankers to account: A decade of market manipulation, regulatory failures and regulatory reforms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526119438
eISBN:
9781526144577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119438.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter charts the loss of faith in LIBOR that began to set in during the Financial Crisis, particularly following two articles in the Wall Street Journal. Investigation by the regulators ... More


Manipulating the foreign exchange market

Oonagh McDonald

in Holding bankers to account: A decade of market manipulation, regulatory failures and regulatory reforms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526119438
eISBN:
9781526144577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119438.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter uses evidence collected by regulators to demonstrate how dealers’ practice of acting as principals rather than agents put their clients at risk. Containing extensive excerpts from ... More


The ‘private’ face of African development planning during the Second World War1

Billy Frank

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1942, Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial and Overseas) launched an essay competition for its staff on the subject of “The Bank in relation to post-war colonial development”. This “knowledge ... More


Consolidation and Competence, 1825–1914

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/9780198727361.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Between 1825 and 1914 banking in Britain was transformed. In the place of numerous individual banks with few branches and doing a largely local business, there appeared a small number of large banks ... More


The British Are Coming!

Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo

in Cash and Dash: How ATMs and Computers Changed Banking

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198782810
eISBN:
9780191825965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782810.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Chapter 3 (‘The British Are Coming!’) explains the origins of the technology in the United Kingdom. It is widely assumed that the operation of a machine in the Enfield branch of Barclays was the ... More


Managing against the Barclays MBS Index: Prices and Returns

Eric M. Wang and Bruce D. Phelps

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0029
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the Barclays mortgage-based securities (MBS) index pricing and returns methodologies and highlights the price and return dynamics that result. The Barclays Fixed-Rate MBS Index ... More


MBS Index Replication with TBAs

Nikki Stefanelli and Bruce D. Phelps

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines mortgage-based securities (MBS) replication through the “to-be-announced” (TBA) market, which facilitates forward trading of agency MBS. Though TBAs are not eligible for the MBS ... More


“I Think We Got Away with It”: Benchmark Manipulation

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/9780190675776.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the enforcement campaign against manipulation of interest rate and foreign exchange benchmarks by traders and other employees of global banks. After reviewing the history, ... More


Quistclose Trusts

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Trusts

This chapter deals with a special type of trust, usually referred to as Quistclose trust after the House of Lords decision in Barclays Bank Ltd v Quistclose Investments Ltd. Unlike the majority of ... More


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