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SPECIALISED FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

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Definition:
Specialised financial intermediaries include holding corporations, companies that provide short- term financing for corporate mergers and takeovers, export/import finance firms, factors or factoring companies, venture capital and development capital firms, and pawnshops that predominantly engage in lending rather than retailing.

Source Publication:
Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual, IMF, Washington, 2000, para. 100.

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/mfs/manual/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 26, 2001