intermediation


intermediation
Investment through a financial institution. Related: disintermediation. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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intermediation in‧ter‧me‧di‧a‧tion [ˌɪntəmiːdiˈeɪʆn ǁ -tər-] noun [uncountable] FINANCE
the financial activity of using money from investors to lend to borrowers:

• Argentina discouraged investors with taxes on the intermediation of credit by banks.

— compare disintermediation

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intermediation UK US /ˌɪntəmiːdiˈeɪʃən/ noun [U]
BANKING, FINANCE the process by which money that has been invested in a bank, etc. is lent to people, companies, etc. who want to borrow it: »

Our aim is to bring about enhanced financial intermediation through stable and sustainable interest rates.

Compare DISINTERMEDIATION(Cf. ↑disintermediation)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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