Definition of merchant bank in English:

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merchant bank

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noun

A bank dealing in commercial loans and investment.
Example sentences
  • There were high street banks, building societies, merchant banks and investment banks.
  • Zambian exporters have been urged to take advantage of new financial and trading initiatives rather than wait on traditional commercial and merchant banks to adjust their credit policies.
  • To strengthen the local financial institutions, a massive merger exercise has been launched to reduce the number of banking institutions to 10 giant banking groups, each with a commercial bank, a finance company and a merchant bank.

Derivatives

merchant banker

noun
Example sentences
  • None the less, London remains a major centre of merchant banking.
  • Its international activities began with trade in the Persian Gulf in different commodities besides merchant banking.
  • A friend of mine working in New York merchant banking said that every major American deal can be traced back to Texas money.

merchant banking

noun
Example sentences
  • None the less, London remains a major centre of merchant banking.
  • Its international activities began with trade in the Persian Gulf in different commodities besides merchant banking.
  • A friend of mine working in New York merchant banking said that every major American deal can be traced back to Texas money.

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Syllabification: mer·chant bank

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