9780415217101

The Euro: A Challenge and Opportunity for Financial Markets

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    9780415217101

  • ISBN10:

    0415217105

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-13
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

In this book, leading financial professionals and academic examine the prospects for the European single currency, widely seen as heralding a 'quantum leap' for the European financial markets.

Table of Contents

List of figures
vii
List of tables
x
List of contributors
xiv
Acknowledgements xvi
List of abbreviations
xviii
Introduction xviii
KEYNOTE SPEECHES 1(56)
The euro: a challenge to, and opportunity for, financial markets
3(8)
Hans Tietmeyer
Critical years for the global financial markets
11(8)
Ernst-Moritz Lipp
`One size fits all?' EMU and Procrustes
19(10)
Michael Artis
Evolving ambitions in Europe's monetary unification: the Robert Marjolin Lecture
29(28)
Niels Thygesen
COMMISSION 1 Risks and opportunities for commercial banks and other financial intermediaries 57(110)
Indicators of potential excess capacity in EU and US banking sectors
59(33)
E. Philip Davis
Sinikka Salo
EMU and the structure of the European banking system
92(31)
Olivier De Bandt
Eurobanking: the strategic issues
123(16)
Jean Dermine
Are financial conglomerates and universal banks efficient? Evidence from European banking
139(28)
Rudi Vander Vennet
COMMISSION 2 Challenges to monetary and supervisory authorities 167(90)
Managing the euro in a tri-polar world
169(37)
John Arrowsmith
Ray Barrell
Christopher Taylor
Are European central banks over-capitalized?
206(21)
Daniel Gros
Franziska Schobert
Will the European Central Bank be the lender of last resort in EMU?
227(30)
Alessandro Prati
Garry Schinasi
COMMISSION 3 Issues for portfolio management and corporate finance 257(128)
The effects of the euro on portfolio allocation
259(25)
Andrea Beltratti
Delivering the benefits of EMU: securitization
284(26)
Graham Bishop
The impact of EMU on portfolio management
310(21)
Martin Brookes
Credit risk and ratings after the euro
331(19)
Christopher Huhne
Prospects for the exchange rate of the euro
350(35)
Robert N. Mccauley
Index 385

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