banking company

Definitions of banking company
  1. noun
    a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    synonyms: bank, banking concern, depository financial institution
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    credit union
    a cooperative depository financial institution whose members can obtain loans from their combined savings
    Federal Reserve Bank, reserve bank
    one of 12 regional banks that monitor and act as depositories for banks in their region
    agent bank
    a bank that acts as an agent for a foreign bank
    commercial bank, full service bank
    a financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the public
    state bank
    a bank chartered by a state rather than by the federal government
    agent bank, lead bank
    a bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests
    member bank
    a bank that is a member of the Federal Reserve System
    acquirer, merchant bank
    a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee
    a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock
    thrift institution
    a depository financial institution intended to encourage personal savings and home buying
    Home Loan Bank
    one of 11 regional banks that monitor and make short-term credit advances to thrift institutions in their region
    national bank
    a commercial bank chartered by the federal government
    savings and loan, savings and loan association
    a thrift institution that is required by law to make a certain percentage of its loans as home mortgages
    savings bank
    a thrift institution in the northeastern United States; since deregulation in the 1980s they offer services competitive with many commercial banks
    type of:
    financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization
    an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
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