Titolo: The Origins of English Financial Markets: ...
Casa editrice: Cambridge University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2012
Legatura: Soft cover
Condizione libro: Used
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: A 2009 history of the development of public and private investment during the formative period of English financial history. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_usedgood_110740620X
Riassunto: The late seventeenth century was a crucial period in English financial history. A host of joint-stock companies emerged offering the opportunity for investment in projects ranging from the manufacture of paper to the search for sunken treasure. Driven by the demands of the Nine Years' War, the state also employed innovative tactics to attract money, its most famous scheme being the incorporation of the Bank of England. This 2009 book provides a comprehensive study of the choices and actions of the investors who enthusiastically embraced London's new financial market. It highlights the interactions between public and private finance, looks at how information circulated around the market and was used by speculators and investors, and documents the establishment of the institutions - the Bank of England, the national debt and an active secondary market in that debt - on which England's financial system was built.
Descrizione del libro: This 2009 book examines the establishment of the institutions, such as the Bank of England, on which London's financial system was built during this crucial period in English financial history, and, for the first time, reveals the choices and actions of the investors who enthusiastically embraced the new investment opportunities.
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