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London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century$
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Youssef Cassis and Eric Bussière

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199269495

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.001.0001

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When Paris Dreamed of Competing with the City…

When Paris Dreamed of Competing with the City…

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London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century
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Alain Plessis

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.003.0003

This chapter discusses the emergence of Paris as a leading financial centre at the end of the 19th century. Topics covered include the heyday of the Paris marketplace, the stabilization of the franc in 1928, and the impact of Second World War and economic crisis.

Keywords:   Paris, franc, financial market, economy

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