financial organization

Definitions of financial organization
  1. noun
    an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
    synonyms: financial institution, financial organisation
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    giro
    a British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so
    clearing house
    a central collection place where banks exchange checks or drafts; participants maintain an account against which credits or debits are posted
    lending institution
    a financial institution that makes loans
    central bank
    a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government
    foundation
    an institution supported by an endowment
    acquirer
    the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card
    nondepository financial institution
    a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance
    bank, banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution
    a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    Federal Home Loan Bank System
    the central credit system for thrift institutions
    trust company, trust corporation
    an organization (usually with a commercial bank) that is engaged as a trustee or fiduciary or agent in handling trust funds or estates of custodial arrangements or stock transfers or related services
    brokerage, brokerage firm, securities firm
    a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    insurance company, insurance firm, insurance underwriter, insurer, underwriter
    a financial institution that sells insurance
    pension fund
    a financial institution that collects regular contributions from employers to provide retirement income for employees
    fund, investment company, investment firm, investment trust
    a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    credit union
    a cooperative depository financial institution whose members can obtain loans from their combined savings
    European Central Bank
    the central bank of those members of the European Union who share a common currency
    FRS, Fed, Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve System
    the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies
    Federal Reserve Bank, reserve bank
    one of 12 regional banks that monitor and act as depositories for banks in their region
    Bank of England
    the central bank of England and Wales
    Bundesbank
    the central bank of Germany
    Bank of Japan
    the central bank of Japan
    charity
    a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)
    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
    finance company
    a financial institution (often affiliated with a holding company or manufacturer) that makes loans to individuals or businesses
    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
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    establishment, institution
    an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
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