Impact and Conclusions

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Finance book series (PSHF)


In 1904, for the first and only time, Jacob Schiff combined his business life and his Jewish life in order to make a prudent financial investment that at the same time had strong political overtones. Though the English syndicate had the capacity to absorb the whole loan, Schiff broke the stalemate in which it found itself in negotiations with the Japanese government and enabled the finance of Japan’s war against Russia.


Meiji Imperial Japanese Multinational Enterprises Japanese Loans Modern Japanese History Takahashi Korekiyo 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Real Estate ForumBeverly HillsUSA

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