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Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Jordi Canals


This book integrates both the changing structure of the commercial banking industry in Europe and the strategic implications of these changes. It begins by concentrating on the economics of banking, presenting an analysis of the principal environment forces affecting the financial sector: deregulation, internationalization, economic instability, technical change, and financial innovation. The second part offers valuable information on current trends in the five main EC countries. The analysis of each country includes a study of the recent evolution of its financial sector, in turn; each sector ... More

Keywords: commercial banking, Europe, strategic implications, economics, environment forces, financial sector, internalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1994 Print ISBN-13: 9780198773504
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jordi Canals, author
University of Navarra, Barcelona