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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Monteith, Kathleen E. A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History
Article Title
Competition between Barclay's bank (DCO) and the Canadian banks in the West Indies, 1926-1945
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Journal Title
Financial History Review
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
7
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
67-87
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Abstract
Examines the extent to which collusion ruled out competition in banking, and assesses the nature and impact of competition in order to ascertain the degree to which Barclays Bank (DCO) faced significant challenge to its position within the region. It is shown that the rigidity assumed to be characteristic of collusive agreements was not present, and that competition existed in the commercial banking market in the West Indies during this period. It is also shown that non-price competition existed in many forms, and was capable of leading to a bank's position being usurped by another.....
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