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European Capital Markets with a Single Currency

By Jean Dermine; Pierre Hillion | Go to book overview

Index
accounting systems 7, 21, 300
acquisitions, see mergers and acquisitions
ADIG ( Germany) 273n
agency costs 243-4, 247, 250, 254-5
Agricultural Futures Market Amsterdam 196
America, see United States
Amsterdam Exchanges (AEX)186, 187, 196
Amsterdam Stock Exchange (AMEX)196
arbitrage 7, 331
Asia89, 90, 102, 182; see also Japan
asset management industry 265-309
asset composition 297-9
clients 267-8, 291-4
competitiveness in 265, 266, 294-7, 305-6
under EMU266, 297-9, 306
growth 265, 266, 269, 273, 287n, 286
institutional structure 269-91, 194-7, 303-4, 306-7
investors in 267-8, 277, 291-4
mergers and acquisitions 295-7
mutual funds 16, 17, 243, 265, 267-82
organizational structure 265-8, 294-7
pension funds 1, 5, 5n, 6, 233, 237, 245, 246-7, 250-1, 260, 265, 267-8, 282-91
private banking 267, 268, 291-4, 194n
retail clients 267, 268
size 250-1, 265, 266, 269, 283, 286, 291, 304-5
value 296-7
asset pricing 134-5, 208
asset returns 135, 208, 209-10, 266
assets under management (AUM) 273
asymmetric information, see information sharing Aurora project 182n
Austria196 capital markets 4 government bonds 9n, 10
Banca d'America e d'Italia338
Bank of America341
Bank of England66, 77-8
bank failures 67, 99, 319n
Bank fur Gemeinwirtshaft338
Bank for International Settlements (BIS)24, 173-4, 316, 342-3
Bank Julius Baer ( Switzerland) 273n
bank-based stock markets 237, 238
Bankers Trust ( US) 341
Banking Act, 1933 ( US) 320, 328
banking regulation 58, 58n, 59, 60, 99-100, 273, 320
deregulation 273
exposure rules 58, 59
prudential rules 58, 59
banking services 277, 322-3
banking system:
competitive advantage in 20
complexity of 66
control of 340
correspondent banking 20, 69
de facto banks 46
debt management by 58-61
euro's impact on 19-20, 24-6, 27-8
Euro-deposits 19-20, 27
financial markets and 319-20, 329-31
function 319-20
globalization 338-40, 341
Hausbank 336-40
inter-bank transfers 8, 51-3
investment banking 310-49
mergers and acquisitions 24-6, 25n, 27, 338-40
mutual funds industry and 273, 276
Pan-European 24-6
restructuring 338-41
retail 25-6, 69, 72-3
staff employed by 341
stock exchanges and 241
wholesale 74
see also national central banks; payment systems
banknotes and coins 7, 8-9, 77, 96-7, 102
Banque de France 45, 47n, 66
Banque Indosuez 340
Barclays Bank ( UK) 340
Barclays de Zoete Wedd (BZW) ( UK) 329
Barings Plc ( UK) 67, 244n, 330, 338
basis trading 181
Basis Trading Facility (BTF) ( UK) 181, 181n
Basle Capital Accord to Incorporate Market Risk ( 1995) 66-7
Basle Committee66, 67
Belgium:
banking system 45, 46
euro's impact on 7
mutual funds industry 279
pension funds 287, 289-90
pension schemes 286, 287
public debt 50, 59-60; government bonds 9, 10
stock exchange 15, 196; Bourse de Bruxelles 241
Belgium Futures and Options Exchange (BELFOX) 196
benchmarking 199, 200; see also standard setting
block trading facilities 241
Bolsa de Mercardorias & Futuros (BM&F) ( Brazil) 173, 184
Bolsa de Valores ( Madrid) 241

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