Lend


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Lend

To provide money temporarily on the condition that it or its equivalent will be returned, often with an interest fee.
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You little guessed How deep it drained my slender store: But there's a heart within this breast, And I WILL LEND YOU FIFTY MORE!'
I am trusted, like other men in my profession, with money to lend. But I never lend it to strangers, and I never lend it on such a security as you have produced."
"Supposing, sir, it had been possible (and customary) for you to lend me the money," he said, "in what space of time would it have been possible
Secondly, let there be certain persons licensed, to lend to known merchants, upon usury at a higher rate; and let it be with the cautions following.
He lent us the money to become our creditor; and he lends us the yacht to give another handle to the people who are saying already that he occupies the position in our family which is more fully recognized on the other side of the Channel!"
We said that as you put it in your pocket very glad to get it, you seemed to be immensely amused at his being so weak as to lend it."
The pledge to double local lending discretion means that the amount of money local managers can lend without having to ask for central approval will increase from PS500,000 to PS1m.
There is also a feedback system that rates lenders and borrowers upon a successful completion of a lend or borrow.
After all, when a portfolio lends out securities, usually to a party that is shorting the stock, it receives cash collateral in return.
Last year, interest rates in the larger Mexican and Brazilian economies were low enough to entice banks to lend. In Brazil, Banco Pactual, Banco BBM and BNP Baribas reported loan-portfolio growth of over 100%, as did Banco Azteca in Mexico.
Last year, HSBC had to drastically increase its provisions for potential defaults, in part because of personal bankruptcies in Hong Kong, which thereby reduced the amount of capital HSBC had to lend.
Because of banks' reluctance to lend, the number of potential credit contacts has had to be significantly increased, sweetened by promises to reassign non-credit business from long-time relationship banks.