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  2. World Bank - Wikipedia

    The World Bank: Structures and Policies (Cambridge UP, 2000) Brown, Michael Barratt. Africa's choices: after thirty years of the World Bank (Routledge, 2019). Davis, Gloria. A history of the social development network in The World Bank, 1973-2003 (The World Bank, 2004). Heldt, Eugénia C., and Henning Schmidtke.

  3. Banking in the United States - Wikipedia

    On January 4, 1782, the first commercial bank in the U.S., Bank of North America, opened. In 1791, U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton created the Bank of the United States , a national bank meant to maintain American taxes and pay off foreign debt. [2]

  4. AOL - Wikipedia

    AOL (stylized as Aol., formerly a company known as AOL Inc. and originally known as America Online) is an American web portal and online service provider based in New York City. It is a brand marketed by the current incarnation of Yahoo Inc. The service traces its history to an online service known as PlayNET.

  5. Central bank - Wikipedia

    A central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is an institution that manages the currency and monetary policy of a state or formal monetary union, and oversees their commercial banking system. In contrast to a commercial bank, a central bank possesses a monopoly on increasing the monetary base.

  6. Reserve Bank of India - Wikipedia

    Preamble. The preamble of the Reserve Bank of India describes the basic functions of the reserve bank as: "to regulate the issue of Bank notes and keeping of reserves with a view to securing monetary stability in India and generally to operate the currency and credit system of the country to its advantage; to have a modern monetary policy framework to meet the challenge of an increasingly ...

  7. Alfa-Bank - Wikipedia

    The bank is also one of the co-founders of the "Big Book" National Literary Award. Alfa-Bank periodically sponsors or participates in the organisation of concerts by foreign stars in Russia, including Bono (2010), Elton John (1995, 2001, and 2007), Aerosmith (2007), Sting (1996, 2001, and 2006), Whitney Houston (2004), and Paul McCartney (2003 ...

  8. Chemical Bank - Wikipedia

    Chemical Bank was a bank with headquarters in New York City. Beginning in 1920 and accelerating in the 1980s and 1990s, Chemical was a leading consolidator of the U.S. banking industry, acquiring Chase Manhattan Bank, Manufacturers Hanover, Texas Commerce Bank and Corn Exchange Bank among others.

  9. Monzo - Wikipedia

    Monzo Bank Ltd (/ ˈ m ɒ n z oʊ /), is an online bank based in the United Kingdom. Monzo was one of the earliest of a number of new app-based challenger banks in the UK.. Originally operating through a mobile app and a prepaid debit card, in April 2017 its UK banking licence restrictions were lifted, enabling it to offer a full current account.