Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

ADB (1)

ADB (2)


1. Adjusted Debit Balance. The amount of money an investor owes on a margin account. This is calculated as the amount the investor directly owes his/her broker less the paper profit the investor has made on short sales and similar transactions on a special miscellaneous account. The adjusted debit balance is important to determining the amount owed in case of a margin call. According to Regulation T, an investor can only make a cash or securities withdrawal if the adjusted debit balance is small.

2. Asian Development Bank. A bank that promotes economic growth and international development in the Asia-Pacific region of the world. It finances its activities with bonds and works closely with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank toward accomplishing its goals. Its two largest shareholders are the United States and Japan. It was established in 1966 and is headquartered in Manila.
References in periodicals archive ?
The review also showed improvements in many areas of ADB operations, including timely submission of audited financial statements and better safeguard performance.
The ADB delegation included, Naoya Jinda, Chief Advisor to the President ADB, Klaus Gerhaeusser, Director General Central West Asia Department ADB, Werner Liepach, Country Director, ADB Pakistan Resident Mission, and Saad Paracha, Country Programs Officer, ADB Pakistan Resident Mission.
Kuroda said that "unless and until" Myanmar settles that debt, the ADB cannot restart giving financial assistance.
Among them, the CRP suggested that ADB must address the implementation of its environmental and social safeguards at early stages of project approval and implementation.
ADB has established itself as a trusted partner to television operators supporting them to launch new services using state-of-the-art technology.
The ADB stressed the importance of reform in restoring the credibility of the current government.
SEPS incorporates new capabilities in solar technology, hardware and software to provide power and wireless control to ADB lighting and directional equipment, including the ADB Solar Wind Cone System (SWCS), Solar LED Runway Guard Light System (SRGLS) and Solar Sign Systems (SSS), among others.
ADB is the largest multilateral development partner in Tajikistan's energy sector.
PM said that the support of ADB is essential in implementing true reform agenda.
Reviewing the portfolio of Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Pakistan for the year 2010-13 with visiting ADB Director-General for Central West Asia, Klause Gerhaeusser, Ms Sethi said that the cell was being created in line with the directives of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.
Nag said ASEAN member countries and the ADB have provided initial equity of $485 million for the fund which will be based in Malaysia.
Mukherjee said India has been a prime borrower of ADB for last 25 years and acknowledged that borrowings from it has helped a lot especially in substantive funding of infrastructure projects.