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Financial services

Related to any service provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of organisations that deal with the management of money.

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hardship assistance

Financial services; General Finance

A financial assistance given out in times of personal fincancial hardship, e.g. loss of job, insurance, or property.

government grants

Financial services; Accountancy

Awards of financial assistance in the form of money by governments to an eligible grantee with no expectation that the funds will be paid back. This does not include technical ...

bankers' acceptances (BA)

Financial services; General Finance

Sometimes known as time drafts, these are bearer-form short-term non-interest-bearing notes sold at a discount, redeemed by accepting banks for full face value at maturity.

bed and breakfast deal

Financial services; General Finance

The sale of a share and its repurchase shortly after the beginning of a new tax year. This allows shareholders to register a capital loss or profit for tax purposes while ...

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Financial services; General Finance

An international organization that fosters international monetary and financial co-operation and serves as a bank for central banks and international financial organizations. It ...

Buoni Ordinari del Tesoro (BOT)

Financial services; General Finance

Italian Treasury bills with maturities of three, six and 12 months, issued at a discount.

buy after sell limit order (B/S

Financial services; General Finance

Two orders treated as one, the first order being to sell. If done, the buy order becomes valid. See also S/B (Sell after Buy) which is the reverse limit order.