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Inside International Finance: A Citizens Guide to the Worlds Financial Markets, Institutions and Key Richard Roberts

Inside International Finance: A Citizens Guide to the Worlds Financial Markets, Institutions and Key

Richard Roberts

Published November 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780752820705
Paperback
224 pages
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A laymans guide to the world that lies behind the headlines in finance - the markets, the mechanisms, the players and the investment opportunities offered by international diversification. It begins with an account of the development of theMoreA laymans guide to the world that lies behind the headlines in finance - the markets, the mechanisms, the players and the investment opportunities offered by international diversification. It begins with an account of the development of the international financial system since World War II, focusing particularly on recent developments and the massive expansion of financial flows in the 1980s. It goes on to describe and explain the principal international financial markets and instruments, and provides the rudiments of global investment. Leading institutions, firms and financial centres are then profiled and their roles examined. Finally, issues arising from the proposed single European currency and the spate of financial scandals are discussed.