Banking Today

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There is a pervasive idea in the world outside banks that banking and financial services should really be a riskless business, providing riskless products. In this lecture, Sir Peter Middleton explores how modern banks promote themselves as 'safe havens', while simultaneously making money - especially as there is nothing 'safe' that banks can do with money once they get it.

This is the 1996 Gresham Special Lecture.

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This event was on Wed, 01 May 1996


Sir Peter Middleton

Sir Peter Middleton was the Deputy Chairman of Barclay's Bank and Chief Executive of Barclay's Capital (formerly BZW) between 1991 and 1998. From 1998 to 1999 he...

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