The Global Securities Market: A History

Paperback | May 6, 2008

byRanald Michie

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This history of the global securities market is the product of over 30 years of research by one of the world's foremost financial historians. It covers all aspects of the history of the securities markets from its beginnings in Medieval Venice through Amsterdam and London to its operations inTokyo and New York today. It also integrates the history of both stocks and bonds, established and emerging markets, stock exchanges and over-the- counter trading, and the crises and continuity that have made the global securities market such a force in the world over the centuries. A path-breaking book unlike any other written before, it provides in one volume an authoritative account of the global securities market from its earliest developments to the present day.

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This history of the global securities market is the product of over 30 years of research by one of the world's foremost financial historians. It covers all aspects of the history of the securities markets from its beginnings in Medieval Venice through Amsterdam and London to its operations inTokyo and New York today. It also integrates...

Ranald Michie has long been recognised in academic circles as one of the leading financial historians in the world. He has reached that position through a career spanning over 30 years of research and writing on the subject. His particular speciality is the history of securities markets, particularly stock exchanges, on which he has wr...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.88 inPublished:May 6, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199280622

ISBN - 13:9780199280629

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Introduction2. Origins, Trends, and Reversals: 1100-17203. Advances and Setbacks: 1720 - 18154. New Beginnings and New Developments: 1815 - 18505. Exchanges and Networks: 1850-19006. The Triumph of the Market: 1900 - 19147. Crisis, Crash, and Control: 1914 - 19398. Suppression, Regulation, and Evasion: 1939 - 19709. A Transatlantic Revolution: 1970 - 199010. A Worldwide Revolution: Securities Markets from 199011. Conclusion