Banks or The Banks may refer to:
- Bank, a financial institution
Other articles related to "banks, bank":
... Overseas Chinese banks excelled in commerce, finance, and many other industries ... They created many banks originally to remit money back to China but now they cater to the people of their adopted countries ... These overseas Chinese banks contributed to a large extent to the development of the countries and communities in which they were located ...
... Although the bank has existed under its current name since 1945, it is a continuation of two previous central banks of Poland, both named simply Bank of Poland (Bank Polski) ... currencies and buy off credits issued by foreign companies and banks ... reserves were returned to Poland's new communist authorities, while the former Bank of Poland itself was closed down and finally in 1952 absorbed by the newly-created National Bank of Poland ...
... The monetary authority exerts regulatory control over banks ... Monetary policy can be implemented by changing the proportion of total assets that banks must hold in reserve with the central bank ... Banks only maintain a small portion of their assets as cash available for immediate withdrawal the rest is invested in illiquid assets like mortgages and loans ...
Famous quotes containing the word banks:
“I am not impressed by the Ivy League establishments. Of course they graduate the bestits all theyll take, leaving to others the problem of educating the country. They will give you an education the way the banks will give you moneyprovided you can prove to their satisfaction that you dont need it.”
—Peter De Vries (b. 1910)
“I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores.”
—Victor Hugo (18021885)
“Power, in Cases world, meant corporate power. The zaibatsus, the multinationals ..., had ... attained a kind of immortality. You couldnt kill a zaibatsu by assassinating a dozen key executives; there were others waiting to step up the ladder; assume the vacated position, access the vast banks of corporate memory.”
—William Gibson (b. 1948)