Hong Kong as an International Financial Centre
Emergence and Development, 1945-1965
By (author) Catherine R. Schenk
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Hong Kong as an International Financial Centre by Catherine R. Schenk
Book DescriptionBased on previously unpublished archival records, this book studies the origins of Hong Kong's post war rise to global prominence. It explores the expansion of the gold market, stock market, banking system, foreign exchange market, and insurance in the years 1945-1965. This book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the development of Hong Kong, the impact of financial regulation and, more broadly, the role of financial centres in the international economy in the post war period.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415205832
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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