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The Activities of the Yokohama Specie Bank in the Foreign Trade Financing Operations for Raw Cotton before the First World War

Takeshi 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/9780199646326.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The way that the Yokohama Specie Bank challenged the established British banks in Asia before the First World War is examined in this chapter. The focus is on the finance of the cotton and silk ... More


Japanese Colonial Banking and Monetary Reform: China, Korea, and Taiwan, 1879–1937

Niv Horesh

in Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787192
eISBN:
9780804788540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787192.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter provides a comparative analysis of Japanese colonial banks before World War II with particular emphasis on their roles as banks of issue in Taiwan, Korea and Northeast China. The chapter ... More


The Overseas Expansion of Japanese Banks, 1880–2006

Makoto Kasuya

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/9780199646326.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Of all the countries of Asia it was Japan that pioneered international banking as an outgrowth of the needs of the domestic economy. The international activity of Japanese banks was a product of that ... More


Yokohama Specie Bank Flow-of-Funds Analysis: 1893‒1908

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/9780198865025.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The main aim of this chapter is to demonstrate how the implementation of an intra-branch exchange risk hedging strategy can be traced cross-sectionally, that is, by means of snapshots of banking ... More


Japan Emerges as an International Creditor, 1915–1918

Simon James Bytheway and Mark Metzler

in Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704949
eISBN:
9781501705953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704949.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the international surge of Japanese credit creation during the war, when Japan emerged, briefly and “prematurely,” as one of the world's top three creditor countries. Tokyo ... 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


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