Meaning of BANKING in English

BANKING

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

electronic banking

Internet banking

Internet shopping/banking

The new regulations will increase customer confidence in Internet shopping.

Internet banking saves customers a lot of time.

online banking

telephone banking

the economic/banking system

There are fears that the whole banking system could collapse.

the financial/banking sector (= the part of the economy to do with money and finance )

The UK financial sector is looking healthier than ever.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

central

The decree reaffirmed central banking control pending the conclusion of a new union treaty.

It is a time for Germanically cautious central banking .

commercial

Standard is selling most of its continental commercial banking operations to WestLB for £100m.

The commercial banking and finance sector was booming as of September 1991.

domestic

It thus provides lower cost loans by operating with narrower interest rate margins than those of domestic banking operations.

In 1989 Midland increased its domestic banking division's bad-debt charges by 53%, from £51m in 1988 to £78m.

Such transactions are recorded in a separate set of books from purely domestic banking business.

We provide a complete range of domestic and international banking services.

free

He also pledged that Midland did not intend to end free banking for personal customers in credit by introducing new charges.

But now Girobank are offering free banking to clubs and voluntary organisations as long as the account stays in credit.

That way, you can continue to enjoy FREE banking .

Customers still get landed with unexpected bills for bank charges, despite the arrival of the age of free banking .

In 1985 free in-credit banking was reintroduced, but to off-set these costs the programme for electronic banking was speeded up.

You need £100 in your account to qualify for free banking .

international

The main reasons for the development of international banking have been dealt with in this chapter.

The main Pearson interests remained in international banking , property and business.

Explain the growth of international banking in recent years. 3.

Why is London the main international banking centre? 6.

The search was led by Malcolm Wilcox, the general manager of international banking .

The international banking system began to crack.

The world of international banking is now full of aggressive, bright, but hopelessly inexperienced lenders in their mid-twenties.

new

A sound banking system matched to new banking needs.

Grow together with Saitama Bank - sound, experienced and flexible in matching its services to new banking needs.

retail

If this trend continues, building societies are poised to provide a greater competitive challenge to the retail banking sector. 2.

■ NOUN

business

The focus of interest here is the extent to which the building societies are likely to make inroads into traditional banking business .

This is the largest of the wholesale markets, and its existence has revolutionized banking business .

Banks carrying on offshore banking business in Labuan are not subject to exchange controls.

Such transactions are recorded in a separate set of books from purely domestic banking business .

He was educated at the University of Leiden between 1747 and 1749, and then entered the family's banking business .

facility

They specialize in providing branch banking facilities to individuals.

Retail banking facilities were provided to meet the needs of settlers.

Such overseas business represented not so much diversification as a natural development of banking facilities to meet customer needs.

group

We are privileged to be part of one of the largest worldwide banking groups .

Standard Chartered, the banking group , rose 4p to 535p.

In countries where banking is small-scale and fragmented there are initiatives to promote larger banking groups .

investment

Many of the new moves are into more sophisticated areas such as investment banking and specialised services.

The decision to avoid this sector was consciously taken, but now Boyden is moving into recruiting in investment banking .

merchant

The company recently appointed Charterhouse as merchant banking advisers which will help it identify the options.

A strong merchant banking contribution was more than offset by losses on investment management and stockbroking and some heavy loan provisions.

The group's merchant banking adviser, Kleinwort Benson, is searching for suitable partners.

Maybe merchant banking is the ultimate microcosm for life after all.

Most of the fall came as a result of the release of provisions in the merchant banking and securities division.

operation

It thus provides lower cost loans by operating with narrower interest rate margins than those of domestic banking operations .

Standard is selling most of its continental commercial banking operations to WestLB for £100m.

A shareholders' meeting is now understood to be being planned to discuss the future of the banking operation .

The jump follows a big increase in bad debts reported last week by the private banking operations of Lloyds Bank.

sector

There are two important distinctions to be made in the type of business done in the banking sector .

Sydney: Continued activity in the banking sector helped the All Ordinaries index to close 7.4 points higher at 1,743.4.

It is responsible for ensuring the smooth working of the banking sector and other financial institutions.

If this trend continues, building societies are poised to provide a greater competitive challenge to the retail banking sector . 2.

It is clear that for the banking sector as a whole, foreign currency business predominates.

The figures also show the fact that the growth of foreign currency business has been primarily located in the wholesale banking sector .

The initial increase in liquidity from the sale of government securities to the banking sector is given by item 1.

It will be seen that the bulk of the funding for the discount market comes from banking sector institutions.

service

Payment for shipping services , income from tourism, banking services and interest payments from international loans are other examples of invisibles.

We provide a complete range of domestic and international banking services .

Finding a Unique Selling Point for banking services is no easy matter these days.

I should be sorry to have to advise the Parish Council to look elsewhere for banking services .

system

The more complex the banking system , the more difficult it is to do this.

Two-tier banking system introduced: a federal reserve comprising republican central banks, and commercial banks formed from sectoral state banks.

This process involved the establishment of international laws and regulations covering prices, currency dealings and banking systems .

Bundesbank reform On June 17 the Bundestag gave final approval to controversial legislation reforming the structure of the federal banking system .

The international banking system began to crack.

The normal process of money creation is taking place within the banking system .

The government might then borrow these funds from the banking system .

Hopefully, the reader should now understand the banking principle that every loan creates a deposit in the banking system .

■ VERB

provide

They specialize in providing branch banking facilities to individuals.

Their business now is to provide banking and financial services to the corporate as opposed to personal sectors.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

banking/drug/health etc czar

Barry R.. McCaffrey, White House drug czar .

Our drug czar watches in impotence as shooting wars between drug gangs erupt in city after city.

Similarly, when Dole asserts that Clinton reduced the office of drug czar by 83 percent, he is on solid ground.

Standouts include Douglas's anti-drugs czar whose daughter is a crackhead.

When drug traffic escalates, they appoint a national drug czar .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Although that crisis seemed serious then, compared with the present threat to the world banking system, it was small beer.

By appealing directly to his fellow-citizens and banking on a generous response, the President may just have gambled correctly.

Customers still get landed with unexpected bills for bank charges, despite the arrival of the age of free banking .

Hardly what you might call an international banking centre.

It is a time for Germanically cautious central banking .

Maybe merchant banking is the ultimate microcosm for life after all.

Retail banking facilities were provided to meet the needs of settlers.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.