Financial Systems: Principles and Organization

Financial Systems: Principles and Organization

by Edwin H. Neave, H. Neave Edwin
     
 

As the world's financial markets become increasingly integrated and competitive Financial Systems: Principals and Organization offers an explanation of how and why change occurs. Data from four major financial systems are used to highlight principal financial system features. There is also a detailed exploration of the economic principles behind

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As the world's financial markets become increasingly integrated and competitive Financial Systems: Principals and Organization offers an explanation of how and why change occurs. Data from four major financial systems are used to highlight principal financial system features. There is also a detailed exploration of the economic principles behind financial deals. It also offers:

• Wider scope than other books on the subject making it an ideal introductory text

• More up-to-date economic explanations

• An international overview of US, Pacific and European economies This book has already been adopted by the Canadian Institute of Bankers for its financial systems course offered worldwide. Financial Systems will be invaluable reading for students and professionals alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415110563
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/26/1998
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)
Lexile:
1590L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
1Introduction3
2Roles and clients9
3Financial system organisation25
4Change40
5Financial systems: an empirical overview51
6Principles of asset pricing69
7Dividing and pricing risks94
8Financial governance119
9Portfolio governance135
10Deals' terms156
11Market trading and intermediation170
12Domestic financial markets189
13Markets for risk trading213
14International financial markets235
15Principles of intermediation259
16Domestic intermediation279
17International intermediation296
18Government financial activity311
19Supervision322
20Toward the future335
Appendix: solutions to exercises346
Glossary378
Notes386
References397
Index402

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