Commercial and Investment Banking and the International Credit and Capital Markets

A Guide to the Global Finance Industry and its Governance

  • Brian Scott-Quinn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. The Fundamentals of Finance, Markets, Valuation and Financial Firms

  3. Primary Markets: Funding Liquidity and External Capital Allocation Through Credit and Capital Markets

  4. Secondary Markets: Market Liquidity and Market Failure

  5. Assessing and Managing Risk in Asset Portfolios

  6. Internal Capital Allocation: The Role of Directors, Investors and the Market for Corporate Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 345-345
    2. Brian Scott-Quinn
      Pages 361-369
  7. Internal Risk Management and External Regulation of Financial Intermediaries and Markets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 371-371
    2. Brian Scott-Quinn
      Pages 396-403
  8. The Role of Governance and Strategy in Resource Allocation and Firm and Industry Structure: Case Studies in Financial Services

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 459-469

About this book


An introductory guide to finance and the financial markets, designed to help professionals and students understand the complex finance industry. It is a modern text that covers all major developments in markets in the period since the year 2000, the beginning of the global financial, eurozone and US government debt crises, up to the start of 2012.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Brian Scott-Quinn
    • 1
  1. 1.ICMA Centre for Financial Markets, Henley Business SchoolUniversity of ReadingUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-37047-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-37048-7
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