Financial Services : The Commercial Environment

Financial Services : The Commercial Environment

by David Brighouse, Janet Hontoir

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906403287
Publisher: Global Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

David Brighouse

Table of Contents

Unit specification vii

Topic 1 Introduction to the financial services environment 1

Topic 2 Financial intermediation 15

Topic 3 Credit creation 29

Topic 4 The nature and purpose of financial markets 37

Topic 5 Retail financial services 45

Topic 6 Capital markets 75

Topic 7 Other markets 101

Topic 8 The pricing of financial assets 121

Topic 9 The background to economic policies 139

Topic 10 Monetary policy 153

Topic 11 Fiscal policy 171

Topic 12 The background to financial regulation 185

Topic 13 International aspects of financial regulation 205

Topic 14 Prudential regulation 215

Topic 15 The changing nature of financial regulation 225

Topic 16 The impact of legislative and voluntary regulation 241

Topic 17 Social and demographic issues 253

Topic 18 The impact of technology 267

Index 275

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