This book was written at a time when the market for government stocks in London, the gilt-edged market of the title, had undergone a period of rapid innovation in the forms of its instruments – index-linked stocks, variable rate stocks, and other new types – and of methods of issue. This had been...
Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge
This impressive and pioneering work describes and analyses the management of the national debt of the United Kingdom from the Boer War (1899-1902) to the period of the Great Depression in the early 1930s. It therefore spans the expansion of the debt during the Great War of 1914-18 and the struggle...
Published December 1st 1999 by Routledge
In the period from the Crimean War to the end of the First World War there was a massive increase in the size of British National Debt. These volumes chart the history of the debt during this period. They explore why the debt grew and how it was accommodated.The set combines previously published...
Published July 21st 1999 by Routledge