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By Stephen Valdez, Philip Molyneux

ISBN-10: 1137497556

ISBN-13: 9781137497550

An creation to worldwide monetary Markets presents scholars with a one-stop advisor to finance and fiscal markets worldwide. Requiring no earlier wisdom of the topic, the authors comprehensively hide a extensive diversity of alternative forms of banking, markets, foreign currency echange and by-product items. Incorporating fresh occasions and present advancements in finance, and utilizing modern examples, this publication offers the fitting, up to date creation to this fast-moving subject.

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3 trillion) which follow the principle that the reward for deposits is not fixed, but based on the profit from the use of the money (we return to this later in this chapter). The one thing the Italians didn’t invent was banknotes. For this, we look to goldsmiths in the United Kingdom (UK). There, merchants would hold money for safe keeping in the Royal Mint. Charles I had many arguments with Parliament about money and solved one of them in 1640 by marching down to the Royal Mint and stealing £130,000.

In the US, the oldest private bank is the New York–based Brown Brothers Harriman. In the UK, C. Hoare & Co. (1672) is the longest established independent private bank. Many large banks also offer private banking services, the largest being UBS, Credit Suisse, HSBC Private Bank, Citi Private Bank, Barclays Wealth and Deutsche Private Bank. According to the RBC/Capgemini/World Wealth Report 2013, the size of the global private banking market amounted to $46 trillion. 18 Part 2 ● Banking Merchant/Investment Banks ‘Merchant bank’ is the classic UK term, whereas ‘investment bank’ is the US equivalent and perhaps the more general and modern term.

Companies raise money by selling shares to investors, and existing shares are freely bought and sold. 1). Lenders Let’s have a look at some of those who might be lenders. Individuals People may have savings in banks of various kinds. Individuals may not think of themselves as conscious savers but nevertheless pay monthly premiums to insurance companies and contributions to pensions. Regarding pensions, there are different traditions. The United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Japan have a strong tradition of pension funds and invest the money paid into either private pension plans or employers’ pension schemes.

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