Introduction to Banking 2nd Edition is a thoroughly revised edition of the book first published in 2006. It offers a comprehensive insight into the business of banking, providing up-to-date information about the impact of the financial crisis upon the banking sector globally and the far-reaching regulatory reforms. Written by expert authors, this book covers both theoretical and applied issues relating to the global banking industry, highlighted by examples from across Europe and the wider international arena. It is organised into five main sections including a brand new section - advanced topics in banking.
Barbara Casu is the Director of the Centre for Banking Research at Cass Business School, City University London, where she is Associate Professor of Banking. Claudia Girardone is Professor of Banking and Finance at the Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK. Philip Molyneux is currently Professor of Banking and Finance and Dean of the College of Business, Law, Education and Social Science at Bangor University, North Wales, UK.
List of figures List of tables List of boxes Preface Acknowledgements List of abbreviations and acronyms Part 1 Introduction to banking Chapter 1 What is special about banks? Chapter 2 Bank activities and services Chapter 3 Types of banking Chapter 4 International banking Part 2 Central banking and bank regulation Chapter 5 Theory of central banking Chapter 6 Central banks in practice Chapter 7 Bank regulation and supervision Chapter 8 Bank failures and banking crises Part 3 Issues in bank management Chapter 9 Banks' balance sheet and income structure Chapter 10 Bank financial management Chapter 11 Banking risks Chapter 12 Bank risk management Part 4 : Comparative banking markets Chapter 13 Banking in the UK Chapter 14 Banking in Europe Chapter 15 Banking in the US Chapter 16 Banking in Japan Chapter 17 Banking in emerging markets Part 5: Advanced topics in banking Chapter 18 Banks and markets Chapter 19 Mergers and acquisitions Chapter 20 Bank competition and financial stability Appendix A1 Interest rates, bonds and yields Appendix A2 Introduction to portfolio theory Glossary References and further reading Index