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Global Private Banking

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Private banking caters to wealthy individuals who, like other investors, base asset-allocation choices on their relative preferences for risk and return. There is value in diversification across ... More


Private Participation in the Banking Sector

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

in Financial Access in Post-Reform India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 8 examines the role of private sector in the post-1991 period with reference to the Indian banking sector. Empirical analysis reveals that the private sector is increasing its share although ... More


Polish Banking in the Inter‐War Period

Zbigniew Landau and Wojciech Morawski

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The principal trend in the development of the banking system in Poland in the years between the wars was a gradual decrease in the importance of private banking and an enhanced role for the state ... More


Fiscal and Monetary Integration, 1790–1820

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

In the 18th century, the story of the economy of Ireland is a tale of ever-closer links with that the economy of Britain. Trade with the neighbouring island increased fourfold in real terms between ... More


Private Banking

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134360
eISBN:
9780199833009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134362.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

“Private banking” denotes the ranges of investment and financial management services provided to wealthy individuals. Examines the types of clientele who require such services, the spectrum of skills ... More


Private Banks in Villages of Roman Egypt

François Lerouxel

in Village Institutions in Egypt in the Roman to Early Arab Periods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266779
eISBN:
9780191916069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266779.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This paper examines the evidence concerning private banking in the villages of Roman Egypt and aims to demonstrate that the presence of private banks in some villages depended on their location in ... More


The Onset of the Corporate Economy, 1870–1914

Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell

in Private Banking in Europe: Rise, Retreat, and Resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198735755
eISBN:
9780191799723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735755.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

From 1870 onwards, private bankers were confronted with the rise of increasingly large and powerful joint-stock banks, in a fast expanding and internationally open economy. Chapter 5 considers how ... More


Lending to Private Borrowers and Other Private Assets

Ulrich Bindseil

in Central Banking before 1800: A Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198849995
eISBN:
9780191884429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849995.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter recalls the economic rationale of central bank lending to private borrowers (Section 4.1) and argues that the recent literature has often underestimated the importance of such lending by ... More


Angola’s Incomplete Transition

Renato Aguilar

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on Angola's difficulties in achieving macroeconomic stability and economic liberalization. It begins with a brief overview of Angola's economy and the country's economic ... More


Decline and Renaissance, 1931–2015

Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell

in Private Banking in Europe: Rise, Retreat, and Resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198735755
eISBN:
9780191799723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735755.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The book’s final chapter considers the accelerated decline of private banks from the 1930s. Private country banks were (nearly) wiped out by the Great Depression, with no revival in the post-war ... More


Aiyyu Bank Islami? The Marginalization of Tunisia's BEST Bank

Robert P. Parks

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since its inception in 1983, Tunisia's sole Islamic financial institution, Beit Ettamwil Saoudi Tounsi (BEST Bank), has managed to attract only a fraction more than half a per cent of all commercial ... More


The State-Bank Complex

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The relationship between the state and the banking system constitutes a defining feature of a national political-economic system, with implications for many other things. Chapter 7 described how U.S. ... More


Banking with and without Deposit Insurance: Mexico’s Banking Experiments, 1884–2004

Stephen Haber

in Deposit Insurance around the World: Issues of Design and Implementation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042543
eISBN:
9780262271462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042543.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the banking experiments that Mexico has undergone between the years 1884–2004. Due to the various experiments with banking regulation over a period of 120 years, Mexico is seen ... More


Private Banking in Europe: Rise, Retreat, and Resurgence

Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198735755
eISBN:
9780191799723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735755.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

This book analyses the experiences of European private bankers from the early modern period to the early twenty-first century. Private bankers have been defined as owner-managers of their bank, ... More


Indian Summer, 1914–1931

Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell

in Private Banking in Europe: Rise, Retreat, and Resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198735755
eISBN:
9780191799723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735755.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

Chapter 6 suggests that the First World War did not mark a turning point in the history of private bankers. Private banks were unevenly affected by wartime conditions: some suffered heavy losses ... More


Merchants: Guild as corporation

Tirthankar Roy

in Company of Kinsmen: Enterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063780
eISBN:
9780199080144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063780.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

The word ‘guild’ has sometimes been used to describe business organizations in pre-colonial and colonial India. In Western Europe, the term often connotes a professional association with a charter of ... More


Context and Chronology, 1694–2015

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/9780198727361.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Using a newly created database, which provides an annual count of the number of UK banks from 1700 to 2008, this chapter provides an overview of the changing composition and structure of the British ... More


Switzerland

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/9780190466879.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines Switzerland, a long-time sovereign tracing its history to the late thirteenth century. As a landlocked jurisdiction in the heart of Europe, Switzerland would appear to occupy a ... More


Among Financial Analysts

Stefan Leins

in Stories of Capitalism: Inside the Role of Financial Analysts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523392
eISBN:
9780226523569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523569.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the structure and the people of Swiss Bank, which is the field site of this ethnographic study. It looks at the infrastructure of the financial analysis department, elaborates ... More


A Relieved Norges Bank

Einar Lie

in Norges Bank 1816-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198860013
eISBN:
9780191892387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860013.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter assesses the emergence of financial institutions that would cater to individuals and businesses, which relieved Norges Bank of some of its tasks such as providing short-term business ... More


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