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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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The foreign banks cleaned up their [domestic unit] balance sheets and injected a lot of capital into the Mexican banks, so during the last two or three years we have seen a boom in credit," says Federico Hernandez, director of corporate finance for KPMG Mexico.
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