banking banking  /ˈbæŋ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.
  2. (n) transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.

Usage(s):

  • Consumer banking owes a big debt to a produce seller who refused to say no.

News

  1. Factbox - Profiles of UK Banking Standards Commission members

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, tasked with finding ways to reform Britain's banks, will this week publish its final recommendations following a near year-long inquiry. Following are profiles of the 10 members of the commission. ANDREW TYRIE, 56, CHAIRMAN (CONSERVATIVE PARTY POLITICIAN) Tyrie heads the Banking Standards Commission and the Treasury Select ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Factbox - UK's Banking Standards Commissions remit

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, tasked with finding ways to reform Britain's banks, will this week publish its final recommendations following a near year-long inquiry. Following is a summary of what the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards was asked to look at and its work so far: REMIT The commission was asked to report on professional standards ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. REPEAT-BMO Harris Private Banking Changing Face of Wealth Study: Diversity Reigns Among High-Net Worth Canadians

    BMO Harris Private Banking today released the first in a series of studies which examines trends among high-net worth Canadians . The inaugural study revealed that the country's affluent are a diverse ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We will pay particularly close attention to the timeliest indicators as well as information gleaned from our business and banking contacts around the country," Bernanke told a central bankers conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "This is an essential short-term measure to ensure the viability of America's banking system," Mr Bush said. "This is not intended to take over the free market, but to preserve it."
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: President Bush Source: BBC News

  3. "We welcome the decision announced by the European Council to publish, with the consent of the banks involved, the individual results of the stress-test exercise for banks in the European Union carried out by the Committee of European Banking...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: Wall Street Journal

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