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A Financial Phoenix: The City of London in the Twentieth Century

Ranald Michie

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/9780199269495.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

During the 20th century the City of London survived the impact of two world wars, a worldwide economic collapse, growing restrictions on international trade and finance imposed by governments, and ... More


Introduction: Comparative Perspectives on London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century

Youssef Cassis

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/9780199269495.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This introductory chapter begins by describing London and Paris as the world's two leading financial centres in the 19th century. It goes on to discuss their diverging paths after the 1950s. The ... More


All Offshore: The Sprat, the Mackerel, Accounting Firms, and the State in Globalization

Prem Sikka and Hugh Willmott

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Globalization has created opportunities for major businesses to roam the world and shop for regulation conductive to their interests. Major auditing firms are no exception and have used offshore ... More


The City of London as a Centre for International Banking: The Asian Dimension in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 1

Ranald Michie

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/9780199646326.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter identifies the City of London as occupying a place at the very centre of international banking over the space of two centuries. London’s success is seen to rest on the combination of a ... More


Balance of Power

Youssef Cassis

in Crises and Opportunities: The Shaping of Modern Finance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600861
eISBN:
9780191724930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600861.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

There has been no lack of forecasts predicting the end of New York's and London's world dominance and their replacement by Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, or Dubai. The quasi-immediate replacement of ... More


Biased Listings: Proximity in Domestic Primary Markets

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/9780199592180.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Chapter 2 starts the investigation of the role of proximity in stock market relations, by focusing on issuers entering the market. It shows that firms from leading business centres of their countries ... More


Wealth, Investment, and Global Finance: International Financial Centres, 1870–193 0

Youssef Cassis

in Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

International financial centres are of key importance for the activities which are the theme of this book. Centres are based on the grouping of a number of financial services which provide ... More


Wall Street Transitions, 1880–1920: From National to World Financial Centre

Richard Sylla

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/9780199603503.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

On the eve of World War I, the U.S. economy was by a good measure the largest in the world. Nonetheless, the USA was viewed as a relatively minor player on the world financial stage. A comparison of ... More


Revolution in the Exchange Industry: Battle for Liquidity and Financial Centres

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/9780199592180.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Chapter 7 investigates competition in the stock exchange industry and its relationship with the development of financial centres. In 2000s regulation in the USA and Europe unleashed competition never ... More


An ‘Atypical’ Case? The First Emergence of Brussels as an International Financial Centre, 1830–1860 *

Stefano Ugolini

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/9780199603503.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Economic historians often take for granted the idea that financial centres have followed one standard bottom-up development process, gradually evolving from commercial hubs to banking places. This ... More


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

Laure Quennouëlle-Corre and Youssef Cassis (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603503
eISBN:
9780191729249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603503.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

As interest in financial markets intensifies, stimulated by the financial crisis of the early 21st century, this book aims to enrich understanding of the workings and history of financial centres in ... More


The Map of the Global Stock Market Redrawn: Stock Market Centres and their Future

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/9780199592180.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Chapter 8 summarizes the argument of the book, proposing a theory of stock market centres, understood as concentrations of stock market intermediaries, investors, and issuers' headquarters, operating ... More


Hong Kong:: From Scandals to Stability

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Hong Kong was recognized as a political anachronism that was often found to be at risk. The economic strategy imposed by this British-style system was reminiscent of that from the nineteenth century ... More


The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

While Hong Kong's spectacular economic growth and political development have been well documented, the social and cultural lives of the ordinary people swept up in the changes have not found a ... More


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

Dariusz Wójcik

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592180
eISBN:
9780191729089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592180.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book explores the geographical constitution and footprint of stock markets to contribute to broader debate on the role of stock markets in the global economy. Mainstream financial economics ... More


The Center and the Periphery: The Globalization of Financial Turmoil

Graciela L. Kaminsky and Carmen Reinhart

in Money, Crises, and Transition: Essays in Honor of Guillermo A. Calvo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182669
eISBN:
9780262282284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182669.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes how financial turbulence in emerging countries can spread across borders. It shows that a financial crisis will spread globally only if it affects some major financial center; ... More


Financial markets as complex systems

NEIL F. JOHNSON, PAUL JEFFERIES, and PAK MING HUI

in Financial Market Complexity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198526650
eISBN:
9780191712104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526650.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter begins with a discussion of how a financial market is also a complex system. It describes the elements of a complex system and how these are applicable to financials markets. It then ... More


An Embedded Exchange: Between Real and Virtual Space

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/9780199592180.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Chapter 6 switches the focus of the book to stock exchanges, providing a detailed empirical account of the geographical nature of their activities. The analysis focuses on the case study of the ... More


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

Shizuya Nishimura, Toshio Suzuki, and Ranald C. Michie (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The book is the product of international collaboration extending across Asia and Europe. Through the different perspectives produced by international experts from Britain and France on the one hand ... More


Conclusions: A Global Overview from a Geographical Perspective

Dariusz Wójcik and Theodor F. Cojoianu

in International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817314
eISBN:
9780191858833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817314.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

The chapter summarizes observations made in the preceding chapters, and complements them from a geographical perspective, putting developments in the eight countries and eleven financial centres ... More


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