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Modern Banking

ISBN-10: 0470095008

ISBN-13: 9780470095003

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Shelagh Heffernan

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Containing up-to-date case studies, this work looks at the theory and practice of modern banking. It discusses micro issues of banking, including competition, structure, performance, risk and regulation.
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 7.48" wide x 9.21" long x 1.65" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Preface
What are Banks and What Do They Do?
Introduction
The Meaning of Banking
Organisational Structures
Banking Structures
Financial Conglomerates
Central Banking
Summary: Why are Banks Special?
Conclusion
Diversification of Banking Activities
Introduction
The Expansion of Banks into Non-banking Financial Services
The Effect of Non-interest Income on Banks' Total Income
Global Markets and Centres
International Banking
Banking Issues in the 21st Century
Conclusion
Management of Risks in Banking
Introduction
Key Financial Risks in the 21st Century
Approaches to the Management of Financial Risks
Financial Derivatives and Risk Management
Management of Market Risk
Management of Credit Risk
Risk Management by Major Global Bank
Conclusion
Global Regulation of Banks
Introduction
Why Regulate?
International Regulation
Basel 2 - The Three Pillar Approach
Alternative or Complementary Approaches to Basel
International Financial Architecture
Conclusion
Bank Structure and Regulation: UK, USA, Japan, EU
Introduction
Bank Structure and Regulation in the UK
Bank Structure and Regulation in the USA
Bank Structure and Regulation in Japan
Bank Structure and Regulation in the EU
Conclusions: Structure and Regulation of Banks
Banking in Emerging Economies
Introduction
Financial Repression and Evolving Financial Systems
Banking Reforms in Russia, China and India
Islamic Banking
Sovereign and Political Risk Analysis
Conclusion
Bank Failures
Introduction
Bank Failure - Definitions
Case Studies on Bank Failure
The Determinants of Bank Failure: A Qualitative Review
Bank Failure: Quantitative Models
Conclusion
Financial Crises
Introduction
Definitions and Controversies
The South East Asian Financial Crisis, 1997-99
The Japanese Banking Crisis
Scandinavian Banking Crises
Long Term Capital Management (LTCM)
Lender of Last Resort
Conclusions
Japanese Financial Reforms (Big Bang, 1996)
Reform of the Regulators
Competitive Issues in Banking
Introduction
Measuring Bank Output
X-efficiency, Scale Economies and Scope Economies
Empirical Models of Competition in Banking
Consolidation in the Banking Sector
Conclusion
Case Studies
Introduction
Goldman Sachs
Kidder Peabody Group
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