History of the Portuguese Banking System - Volume I
Nuno Valério (coordination)
History of the Portuguese Banking System - From the First Portuguese Bank to the Banco of Portugal’s Role as Central Bank – 1822-1931 - Volume I
The purpose of this book is to summarise current knowledge, and to pave the way for new analytical studies that will form the basis for the new summary in the future.
It presents some relevant broad guidelines of banking business in the World and in Europe at the time, laying out the political, economic and monetary framework of the development of the Portuguese banking system.
This 1st issue is aimed at examining the development of the Portuguese banking system since the setting up of Banco de Lisboa (1822) up to the taking up by Banco de Portugal of its tasks as central bank (1931).
Published in 2007