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Financial institution   /fənˈænʃəl ˌɪnstɪtˈuʃən/   Listen
Financial institution

An institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets.  Synonyms: financial organisation, financial organization.

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"Financial institution" Quotes from Famous Books

... men who, in 1784, formed the Bank of New York, the first financial institution in the city; and here was held, in 1790, the first public sale of stocks by sworn brokers. Here, too, was held the organization meeting of subscribers to the Tontine coffee house, which in a few years was ...
— All About Coffee • William H. Ukers

... of Richmond, Va., is a prosperous financial institution of which Dr. R. F. Tancis is President. It affords an excellent opportunity for the saving of small earnings and is being ...
— Sparkling Gems of Race Knowledge Worth Reading • Various

... to know with what sentiment a man occupying an honorable and responsible position, a Sunday-school superintendent, the head of a great financial institution, well known in the money world and respected in society, slunk to a midnight ...
— Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison - Fifteen Years in Solitude • Austin Biron Bidwell

Words linked to "Financial institution" :   lending institution, banking concern, bank, depository financial institution, clearing house, giro, trust company, institution, Federal Home Loan Bank System, trust corporation, acquirer, central bank, financial organization, banking company, establishment, foundation

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