Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 October 2004

392 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719067723

Bookseller Code (06)


The UK Financial System

4th Edition

Fourth edition

Mike Buckle and John Thompson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Presents a comprehensive explanation of the workings of the financial institutions and markets making up the UK financial system
  • Recent changes are incorporated into the book, including the new regulatory body the Financial Services Authority, the Cruikshank review and Basel II
  • Several mini-case studies are provided looking at the failure of various financial firms and the lessons that can be learned from these failures, these include Equitable Life, Barings Bank, the Bank of International Credit and Commerce (BCCI) and Long Term Capital Management
  • Substantially revised and updated fourth edition of a bestselling textbook - third edition has sold over 6,600 copies

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