Depository Institutions

Some articles on depository institutions, depository institution, institutions:

Reserve Requirement - Required Reserves - United States
... Reserve System, of the ratio of required reserves to some category of deposits held at depository institutions (e.g ... The total amount of all net transaction accounts held in USA depository institutions, plus US currency held by the nonbank public, is called M1 ... A depository institution can satisfy its reserve requirements by holding either vault cash or reserve deposits ...
Capital Requirement
... The standardized requirements in place for banks and other depository institutions, which determines how much capital is required to be held for a certain level of ... These requirements are put into place to ensure that these institutions are not participating or holding investments that increase the risk of default and that they have enough capital to sustain operating ... housed at the Bank for International Settlements, sets a framework on how banks and depository institutions must calculate their capital ...
Federal Reserve - Purpose - National Payments System
... The twelve Federal Reserve Banks provide banking services to depository institutions and to the federal government ... For depository institutions, they maintain accounts and provide various payment services, including collecting checks, electronically transferring funds ... In passing the Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act of 1980, Congress reaffirmed its intention that the Federal Reserve should promote an efficient nationwide payments system ...
Clearing (finance) - United States Payment System
... underlying those transactions flow between depository institutions, a large number of which maintain accounts with the Reserve Banks ... Banks settle payment transactions efficiently by debiting the accounts of the depository institutions making payments and by crediting the accounts of depository institutions ... Depository institutions that maintain an account with a Reserve Bank are eligible to use the service to send payments directly to, or receive payments from, other ...

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