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By Ji Zhaojin

Because the heart of capitalism in China, Shanghai banking offers a different point of view for assessing the impression of the adjustments from monetary capitalism to socialist making plans banking within the early Fifties, and for comparing the reform of China's banking procedure because the Eighties. This ebook bargains a entire background of Shanghai banking and capital markets from 1842 to 1952, and illustrates the non-financial components that contributed to the innovative social and monetary adjustments because the Nineteen Fifties, in addition to monetary studies which are major to China's financial improvement this present day. The e-book describes the increase and fall of China's conventional local banks, the institution of international banks, and the production of recent kingdom banks, whereas concentrating on the colourful international of banking, finance, and diplomacy in glossy Shanghai. It assesses the chinese language government's intervention in banking and finance in the course of the Qing dynasty and the Republican period, in addition to the idea that of kingdom capitalism after the institution of the People's Republic. the writer examines numerous modern-style chinese language banks via interesting tales of Shanghai bankers. furthermore, she offers unique insurance of market-oriented overseas exchange, banking institutions, the conflicts among nation and society, the govt involvement in enterprise, the administration of foreign currency echange, three way partnership banks, wartime banking and finance, hyperinflation, corruption, and banking nationalization.

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Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-7656-1002-7 (cloth: alk. paper) 1. Banks and banking—China—Shanghai—History. 2. Banks and banking, Foreign—China—Shanghai—History. 3. Finance—China—Shanghai—History. I. Title. 1'0951'132—dc21 2002029407 ISBN 13: 978-0-7656-1003-4 (pbk) ISBN 13: 978-0-7656-1002-7 (hbk) To my parents Xia Huiqin and Ji Zhitai Contents List of Illustrations, Photographs, and Tables Preface Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Origins of Shanghai Native Banks The Origins of the Shanghai Native Banks Money and Native Banks Shanxi Banks The Ningbo and Shaoxing Financial Groups Shanghai Native Bankers Guild Native Banks and Merchants The Organization of Native Banks Native Banks’ Capital Management of Native Banks Functions of Native Banks Shanghai Native Bankers Clearing Association The Opening of Shanghai Foreign Concessions (1845) Xianfeng Inflation (1851-1862) Foreign Trade and Native Banks "Shanghai Conventional Currency" (1856) Creation of North and South Markets (1855-1862) 2.

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Eventually, a mixed cultural identity of "Shanghainess" has come to characterize the people who live in the urban region. For example, while most members of the Shanghai Bankers Association came from nearby Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces, they shared the common goal of promoting the Chinese banking industry. The common goals led young bankers to go beyond the boundary of substantive residentship to become the general representatives of "Shanghainess" and Shanghai bankers. Native banks, foreign banks, and modern-style Chinese banks were three major banking forms coexisting in modern Shanghai.

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