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The History and Mechanism of the Exchange Equalisation Account

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  • Date Published: December 2016
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316611715

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  • Originally published in 1939, this book presents a study of the history and method of operation of the Exchange Equalisation Account. Avoiding an exhaustive approach, the text selects principal phases and events in the development of the Account, using them to illustrate 'the evolutionary character of the mechanism employed'. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the Exchange Equalisation Account, British history and economics.

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    • Date Published: December 2016
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316611715
    • length: 206 pages
    • dimensions: 212 x 140 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.3kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Preface
    Part I:
    1. Gold Standard 1925
    2. Conditions before the creation of the Exchange Equalisation Account
    3. Field of operations
    4. Change in characteristics of the E.E.A.
    Résumé of Part I
    Part II:
    5. The Bank of England weekly statement
    6. Short-loan market
    7. Deflation by France to maintain gold franc
    8. Continued fall of the franc
    Part III:
    9. Cost of financing gold assets
    10. Sterling gold price
    11. Liquid resources of the E.E.A.
    12. Distribution of gold holdings
    13. The crisis period
    14. The E.E.A. as an experiment
    Addenda
    Currency and Bank Notes Act 1939
    Appendix A. Gold Standard Act 1925
    Appendix B. Currency and Bank Notes Act 1928
    Appendix C. Gold Standard (Amendment) Act 1931
    Appendix D. Finance Act 1932 (E.E.A. clauses)
    Appendix E. Tripartite Currency Agreement
    Appendix F. Two protocols to Tripartite Currency Agreement
    Appendix G. Figures relating to influx of capital 1936
    Appendix H. Figures relating to efflux of capital 1938
    Appendix I. Figures relating to the period of the European crisis 1938
    Appendix J. Gold imports and distribution
    Appendix K. Gold values of principal currencies on 30 June 1938
    Appendix L. Sterling-dollar exchange rates 1931–8
    Appendix M. Sterling-franc exchange rates 1931–8
    Glossary
    Index.

  • Author

    Leonard Waight

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