banking company

Definitions of banking company
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n a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities

Synonyms:
bank, banking concern, depository financial institution
Types:
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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
acquirer
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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