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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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According to the report, the banker said the primary reason for the Japanese banks' decision to scale down operations is the "unfavorable business environment" for overseas financial institutions in South Korea.
Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) has announced a plan to scale down its prime brokerage unit.
The Danish sweeteners and food ingredients group Danisco A/S has reportedly announced that it would scale down its operations in Europe, and expected to cut 45 jobs in France and 20 in the Netherlands.
VX), is looking to scale down its prime brokerage business as part of previously announced efforts to reduce risk in its investment banking division, Reuters has reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
The German wind turbines supplier Nordex AG said today (25 February) that it would scale down its production facility in Give, Denmark.
First, Doctor Dolittle walks out the front door, and now we have an amputee trying to scale down three stories,'' said Sgt.
With smaller coils, you can scale down the size of the magnets.
Although some companies have started to scale down their equity investments or withdraw completely from the market, there remains an overconcentration in domestic stocks.
Global Banking News-August 4, 2014--Indian banks scale down exposure to Singapore
The company also said it is moving forward on previously announced plans to significantly scale down its subsidiary in the United Kingdom, Network Solutions Group.