Financial history


This covers 18th century ‘structured finance’ and currency speculation in the Middle Ages, to stock market performance in the 20th and 21st centuries as well as an overview of Economist and investor John Maynard Keynes.


1. History of financial markets

Since the 2008 financial crisis, there has been a resurgence of interest in economic and financial history among investment professionals.

2. Keynes

Stock investor, currency trader and art lover – an overview of Economist and investor John Maynard Keynes, together with a video interview with Dr David Chambers, Keynes researcher, author and Reader in Finance at the Centre.

Financial history.


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