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Wholesale funding Definition

Where the bank raises funds through the issuance of a debt instrument (security) which is purchased by an investor. More the meaning of banking terms like Wholesale funding? We have […]

Process Configuration Mgmt. Definition

The ability to configure/reconfigure across locations to support product and service deployment. I hope you enjoy today’s terms. Reading up on one new word per day will really help your […]

Program Mgmt. Definition

Refers to the program management office ability to manage independent projects or portfolio of multiple on-going inter-dependent projects. Program management provides a layer above project management focusing on selecting the […]

Partner Relationship Management Definition

Managing relationships with internal business partners. Today I spent 3 hours in meetings, then came out and wrote this. Phew. Time for lunch. Comments? Please leave your comments on Partner […]

Performance Analytics Definition

The ability to develop insight into a bank’s business through trend analysis, root cause analysis, and workflow and performance management analysis. Producing effective and useful Performance Analytics requires high quality and clean […]

Cost : Income Ratio Definition

An efficiency measure to assess a company’s costs in relation to its income, calculated by dividing operating expenses (e.g. administrative costs, salaries, property expenses) by operating income. The lower the […]

DoS (Denial of Service) Definition

A denial of service (DoS) attack is an incident in which a user or organization is deprived of the services of a resource they would normally expect to have. Typically […]

Pricing Optimization Definition

The processes, technologies, and organization structures employed to identify the optimize pricing for the bank and for its clients. More on banking definitions later this week, when I write my […]

Reinsurance Definition

The sharing of risk amongst insurance companies. Within the context of a bank this component deals with the use of reinsurance services and not the provision of these services. Another […]

GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Definition

GDP, Gross Domestic Product, is an indicator of the economic health of a country and measures all goods that were produced by a country in a specific financial period. Usually […]

Knowledge Sharing Definition

The practice of identifying, creating, representing, and distributing knowledge for reuse, awareness, and learning across the organization. Join our mailing list or RSS feed for more advice on investment explanations […]

Globalization Definition

The tendency of businesses to invest beyond their domestic and national market is globalization. As communications became easy due to growth in information technology pro and anti-globalization groups have developed. […]

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