Exploring the History of the Banking System

The history of banking is a fascinating one, and the role of banks has changed dramatically over time. From ancient times to the modern day, banks have performed an important function in society. For example, did you know that the first bank in history was actually established around 2,300 years ago? Or that an ancient Roman banking institution called the Senators’ Bank. These articles explore the history of banking from its early origins right through to the present day. We take a look at the oldest existing banks to the bank they have become today.