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Banker's acceptance

A short-term credit investment created by a nonfinancial firm and guaranteed by a bank as to payment. Acceptances are traded at discounts to face value in the secondary market. These instruments have been a popular investment for money market funds. They are commonly used in international transactions.

Banker's Acceptance

Short-term debt obligations that are secured by banks. That is, a bank promises to pay a creditor if a borrower defaults. It is also called a documented discount note.

banker's acceptance

A short-term credit instrument created by a nonfinancial firm and guaranteed by a bank as to payment. Acceptances are traded at discounts from face value in the secondary market on the basis of the credit quality of the guaranteeing banks. These instruments have become a popular investment for money market funds. Also called acceptance.
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At the inception of the Federal Reserve in 1913, it was presumed that Federal Reserve assets would primarily consist of short-term privately issued paper, such as bankers' acceptances, trade acceptances, and bills of exchange.
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Government, its agencies or instrumentalities, bank obligations (certificates of deposit, bankers' acceptances, and time deposits), commercial paper, and repurchase agreements.
We also offer trade expertise and global products and services, such as letters of credit, bankers' acceptances and documentary collections, which can help to open markets and increase opportunities for our B&P customers who do business abroad.
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Although the company carries a large amount of foreign currency debt, most of this is in the form of bankers' acceptances and commercial paper to finance crude imports.
Thousands of small businesses could potentially take advantage of Franklin's services which will include letters of credit, bankers' acceptances, foreign exchange, export finance, documentary collections and trade finance loans.
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