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- Week 1
- 1.1 The origins of banking
- 1.1.1 Banking and the union of England and Scotland
- 1.1.2 The Bank of England and the growth of banking
- 1.1.3 Cheques and the emergence of modern banking
- 1.1.4 Building Societies
- 1.1.5 The emergence of the insurance industry
- 1.2 The London Stock Exchange
- 1.2.1 The growth of the Stock Exchange
- 1.2.2 The rise of the investment funds
- 1.2.3 The liberalisation of the financial services
- 1.2.4 Big Bang and the rise of the investment banks
- 1.2.5 Technological change
- 1.2.6 The impact of the growth of home ownership
- 1.2.7 The impact of an ageing and prosperous population
- 1.3 Regulation and regulatory failures pre-FSA
- 1.4 Week 1 quiz
- 1.5 Week 1 round-up
- Current section: References
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