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The United Kingdom: Late Codification, Early Reform

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines banking regulation in the United Kingdom. It begins with a description of the historical development of the banking system and its regulatory structure, followed by an ... More


The Decline and Renewal of British Multinational Banking

Geoffrey Jones and Lucy Newton

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the renaissance of British multinational banking from the 1990s. British commercial banks had pioneered multinational banking during the 19th century, but they were unable to ... More


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


French Banks and the Eurobonds Issue Market during the 1960s

Eric Bussière

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/9780199269495.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The first section of this chapter analyses the way the two banks fitted into the international market and managed, by putting their advantages and international alliances to good use, to win an ... More


British Multinational Banking in Perspective

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This introductory chapter explains what the book is all about. The first British banks to have branches outside the United Kingdom materialized in the 1830s and remained as the leading institutions ... More


Shanghai's Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937

Niv Horesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300143560
eISBN:
9780300143621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300143560.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

As China emerges as a global powerhouse, this book examines its economic past and the shaping of its financial institutions. A comparative study of foreign banking in prewar China, it surveys the ... More


The Banque de France, the Bank of England, and the Stabilization of the Romanian Currency in the Late 1920s

Ileana Racianu

in Financial Centres and International Capital Flows in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603503
eISBN:
9780191729249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603503.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Initially a technical problem, the stabilization of the Romanian currency turned into a test case for the political and financial influence of the French and British central banks in the region ... More


Introduction

Niv Horesh

in Shanghai's Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300143560
eISBN:
9780300143621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300143560.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the dimension of British banking in China. The monetary use of paper re-emerged as a result of the proliferation of base metals in interregional trade after the collapse of the ... More


Conclusions

Niv Horesh

in Shanghai's Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300143560
eISBN:
9780300143621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300143560.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the political, institutional, and technological threads emanating from the exposition of British banknote issuance in China. European overseas banks had been under no ... More


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