The Future of Global Financial Services / Edition 1

The Future of Global Financial Services / Edition 1

by Robert E. Grosse, Grosse
     
 

ISBN-10: 140511701X

ISBN-13: 9781405117012

Pub. Date: 08/02/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This book explores the future of the financial services industry, giving readers an idea of the kinds of institutions and services that will survive in the early twenty-first century.

  • An informative and provocative exploration of the future of the financial services industry.
  • Focuses on likely changes in the near future, such as greater use of the

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This book explores the future of the financial services industry, giving readers an idea of the kinds of institutions and services that will survive in the early twenty-first century.

  • An informative and provocative exploration of the future of the financial services industry.
  • Focuses on likely changes in the near future, such as greater use of the Internet for banking transactions and the increasing globalization of financial services.
  • Points to the probable disappearance of the insurance sector as a separate industry.
  • Describes changing conditions in key financial centres, especially the US, the UK, Germany, Japan and Switzerland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405117012
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/02/2004
Series:
Blackwell Global Dimensions of Business
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Annonated List of Contents.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: The Environment.

1. Introduction.

2. The Globalization of Financial Services.

3. The Virtualization of Financial Services.

4. Government Regulation: The Second Key Factor Underlying Industry Structure.

Part II: Competitive Strategies.

5. The Financial Landscape: Organizations and Universal Banking (The Status Quo).

6. Competitive Strategies of International Financial Institutions.

7. Competitiveness of Commercial Banks from Key Countries.

8. Responding to the Challenge of the New Economy.

Part III: Direction of the Sector.

9. Why insurance won’t survive.

10. Investment banking at the crossroads.

11. Financial instruments and financial structures.

12. Generation of long-term investment to support long-term bond & stock markets.

13. Centers of international financial activity.

14. Surviving the twenty-first Century.

Index

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