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By Rondo Cameron, V. I. Bovykin, Boris Anan'ich, A. A. Fursenko, Richard Sylla, Mira Wilkins

ISBN-10: 019506271X

ISBN-13: 9780195062717

ISBN-10: 1423734629

ISBN-13: 9781423734628

This publication, the made of a distinct overseas scholarly collaboration subsidized together via the yankee Council of realized Societies and the Soviet Academy of Sciences, offers a finished survey on overseas banking from 1870 to 1914. In that interval overseas funding reached dimensions formerly unknown, and the banking platforms of the area accomplished a level of internationalization with no precedent. The book's authors, twenty-five students from fifteen nations, are the said specialists of their fields. They element the foundation and improvement of across the world orientated banks in each one significant state, and clarify their function in overseas funding and business finance. they give the impression of being in any respect components of the realm that have been excited by overseas funding, both as traders, recipients of funding, or either. The definitive paintings on foreign banking from 1870 to 1914, this ebook will curiosity students and scholars in monetary and banking historical past, bankers and economists within the finanical undefined, and normal historians.

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The Austro-Hungarian banking system (the treatment of which might have been placed in Part I equally as well as in Part II) was likewise an integral part of the continental "model," with strong affinities to, as well as intimate relations with, the French and German—and even the British—systems. On the whole, however, insofar as joint operations were concerned, the Austro-Hungarian banks appeared most often as junior partners to other banks, at least with respect to foreign operations in southeastern Europe and elsewhere.

Even the exceptions, such as the Russo-Chinese Bank and its successor, the Russo-Asiatic Bank, proclaimed the finance of trade as their ostensible purpose. ) The most successful of all, the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, was even founded as a "local bank" to finance regional trade within China. Eventually, however, they were all drawn into the competition to secure concessions from the imperial government and to grant it loans to cover its ever-widening deficits. The chapter will be of interest to both political and economic and banking historians.

In the late twentieth century the term "direct" investment now carries with it concepts of control. Consequently, modern studies are often only concerned with the transnational development of companies through the establishment of overseas branches or subsidiaries, normally financed by internal, nonpublic, flows of funds. If the twentieth-century concept of control is applied to overseas acquisition before 1914, then the pre-1914 notions of portfolio and direct investment become inapplicable. Rather, substantial proportions of what contemporaries classified as portfolio investment can now, in terms of assets controlled "effectively" by nonresident investors, be described or classified as direct investment.

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