Finance

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Finance

A discipline concerned with determining value and making decisions. The finance function allocates resources, including the acquiring, investing, and managing of resources.

Finance

The study of money and how it is used. Finance considers the relationship of money to time and risk. One of the main subsets of finance is the study of credit and banking, as this involves money, time, and risk all together. Finance may deal with personal or corporate issues, such as how will an individual or company acquires the money needed to perform a certain act.
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E-commerce and e-finance development calls for the introduction of Internet only banking.
"This e-Finance system has been developed exclusively by us to serve our specific purpose.
The book's new focus was the second wave of e-finance in Europe.
eFinance Insider said the acquisition will extend its reach by over 30% to more than 30,000 e-finance and Internet industry professionals.
Powell, vice president, finance and corporate controller, Cisco Systems Inc., and Eric Duenwald, e-Finance leader at General Electric Co.
Governments and the international community have an important role to play in making e-finance a reality in developing countries.
He will work on CRM topics in banking and financial services and in Meridien's retail e-finance practice.
The themes to be covered by the fair range from real estate, securities, insurance, financial software, old-age pensions, e-finance, financial information services and funding arrangements to investment advice and asset management.
Available on State Street's multi-asset e-finance network, Global Link, Multi-Bank GTSS greatly reduces workload, minimizes settlement errors, reduces unnecessary risk and provides immediate confirmation of trade details.
QSP, the Tyne & Wear e-finance group slumped after the group said performance continued to be influenced by the extended sales cycles and economic conditions in the global market.
Perhaps that's why markets for most corporate "e-finance" services today look early-stage in every way.
The issue reviewed contained articles on BondClick, the internet venture for trading European government bonds; WorldStreet Net, an online data and CRM service; State Street's e-finance platform, Global Link; the merger of Deutsche Borse and the London Stock Exchange; as well as a number of news briefs and full-page editorial, called Open Platform.