96 relations: Accounting standard, Accumulated other comprehensive income, Alpha Bank, Angel Broking, Asset management, Bretton Woods Conference, Cash flow, Caucasus, Climate change, Commodity risk, Consolidated financial statement, Convertible bond, Corporate bond, Corporation, Credit card, Credit rating, Credit rating agency, Credit risk, Debt, Debt-to-equity ratio, Derivative (finance), Developing country, Development finance institution, Due diligence, Economic development, Economy of Greece, Education, Emerging markets, Environment, health and safety, Equity (finance), Eurobank Ergasias, Fiduciary, Fiji, Financial intermediary, Foreign exchange risk, Global Environment Facility, Grassroots Business Fund, Haiti, Hard currency, Health care, Hedge (finance), Infrastructure, Initial public offering, Interest rate risk, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Development Association, International financial institutions, International Monetary Fund, Investment, Islamic economics, ..., Jim Yong Kim, KPMG, Lease, Leopard Capital, Loan, Management, Market liquidity, Market maker, Michael Graves, Microfinance, Moody's Investors Service, Mortgage loan, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, National Bank of Greece, Net income, Oxfam, Pacific Islands, Paid in capital, Papua New Guinea, Participation loan, Piraeus Bank, Poverty reduction, Preferential creditor, Preferred stock, Private equity fund, Private sector development, Return on assets, Return on capital employed, Risk management, Robert Bosch GmbH, Securitization, Shareholder, Siemens, Siemens & Halske, Small Enterprise Assistance Funds, Standard & Poor's, Stock exchange, Structured finance, Subsidiary, Sustainable agriculture, Syndicated loan, Trade finance, Treasury services, Washington, D.C., World Bank, World Bank Group. Expand index (46 more) » « Shrink index
Financial statements prepared and presented by a company typically follow an external standard that specifically guides their preparation.
Note: Reference cited below, FAS130, remains the most current accounting literature in the United States on this topic.
Alpha Bank is the fourth largest Greek bank by total assets, and the largest by market capitalization of €2.36 billion (as of October 6th, 2017).
Angel Broking is an Indian Stock Broking firm established in 1987.
Asset management, broadly defined, refers to any system that monitors and maintains things of value to an entity or group.
The Bretton Woods Conference, formally known as the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, was the gathering of 730 delegates from all 44 Allied nations at the Mount Washington Hotel, situated in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, United States, to regulate the international monetary and financial order after the conclusion of World War II.
A cash flow describes a real or virtual movement of money.
The Caucasus or Caucasia is a region located at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and occupied by Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia.
Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).
Commodity risk refers to the uncertainties of future market values and of the size of the future income, caused by the fluctuation in the prices of commodities.
Consolidated financial statements - are the "Financial statements of a group in which the assets, liabilities, equity, income, expenses and cash flows of the parent company and its subsidiaries are presented as those of a single economic entity", according to International Accounting Standard 27 "Consolidated and separate financial statements", and International Financial Reporting Standard 10 "Consolidated financial statements".
In finance, a convertible bond or convertible note or convertible debt (or a convertible debenture if it has a maturity of greater than 10 years) is a type of bond that the holder can convert into a specified number of shares of common stock in the issuing company or cash of equal value.
A corporate bond is a bond issued by a corporation in order to raise financing for a variety of reasons such as to ongoing operations, M&A, or to expand business.
A corporation is a company or group of people or an organisation authorized to act as a single entity (legally a person) and recognized as such in law.
A credit card is a payment card issued to users (cardholders) to enable the cardholder to pay a merchant for goods and services based on the cardholder's promise to the card issuer to pay them for the amounts so paid plus the other agreed charges.
A credit rating is an evaluation of the credit risk of a prospective debtor (an individual, a business, company or a government), predicting their ability to pay back the debt, and an implicit forecast of the likelihood of the debtor defaulting.
A credit rating agency (CRA, also called a ratings service) is a company that assigns credit ratings, which rate a debtor's ability to pay back debt by making timely interest payments and the likelihood of default.
A credit risk is the risk of default on a debt that may arise from a borrower failing to make required payments.
Debt is when something, usually money, is owed by one party, the borrower or debtor, to a second party, the lender or creditor.
The debt-to-equity ratio (D/E) is a financial ratio indicating the relative proportion of shareholders' equity and debt used to finance a company's assets.
In finance, a derivative is a contract that derives its value from the performance of an underlying entity.
A developing country (or a low and middle income country (LMIC), less developed country, less economically developed country (LEDC), underdeveloped country) is a country with a less developed industrial base and a low Human Development Index (HDI) relative to other countries.
A development finance institution (DFI) or development bank is a financial institution which includes multilateral development banks, bilateral development banks, microfinance institutions, community development financial institution and revolving loan funds.
Due diligence is an investigation of a business or person prior to signing a contract, or an act with a certain standard of care.
economic development wikipedia Economic development is the process by which a nation improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its people.
The economy of Greece is the 48th largest in the world with a nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of $192.691 billion per annum.
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.
An emerging market is a country that has some characteristics of a developed market, but does not meet standards to be a developed market.
Environment, health and safety (EHS) is a discipline and specialty that studies and implements practical aspects of environmental protection and safety at work.
In accounting, equity (or owner's equity) is the difference between the value of the assets and the value of the liabilities of something owned.
Eurobank Ergasias SA (Τράπεζα Eurobank Ergasias AE) is the third largest bank in Greece by total assets and fourth by market capitalisation of 1.6 billion euro as at 6 October 2017, with more than 860 branches globally and more than 490 throughout the country and leading market shares in high growth segments.
A fiduciary is a person who holds a legal or ethical relationship of trust with one or more other parties (person or group of persons).
Fiji (Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी), officially the Republic of Fiji (Matanitu Tugalala o Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी गणराज्य), is an island country in Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean about northeast of New Zealand's North Island.
A financial intermediary is an institution or individual that serves as a middleman among diverse parties in order to facilitate financial transactions.
Foreign exchange risk (also known as FX risk, exchange rate risk or currency risk) is a financial risk that exists when a financial transaction is denominated in a currency other than that of the base currency of the company.
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) was established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to help tackle our planet’s most pressing environmental problems.
The Grassroots Business Fund is a non-profit based in Washington, DC.
Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a sovereign state located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea.
Hard currency, safe-haven currency or strong currency is any globally traded currency that serves as a reliable and stable store of value.
Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.
A hedge is an investment position intended to offset potential losses or gains that may be incurred by a companion investment.
Infrastructure is the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.
Initial public offering (IPO) or stock market launch is a type of public offering in which shares of a company are sold to institutional investors and usually also retail (individual) investors; an IPO is underwritten by one or more investment banks, who also arrange for the shares to be listed on one or more stock exchanges.
Interest rate risk is the risk that arises for bond owners from fluctuating interest rates.
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is an international financial institution that offers loans to middle-income developing countries.
The International Development Association (IDA) is an international financial institution which offers concessional loans and grants to the world's poorest developing countries.
An international financial institution (IFI) is a financial institution that has been established (or chartered) by more than one country, and hence are subjects of international law.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1945 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system.
In general, to invest is to allocate money (or sometimes another resource, such as time) in the expectation of some benefit in the future – for example, investment in durable goods, in real estate by the service industry, in factories for manufacturing, in product development, and in research and development.
Islamic economics (الاقتصاد الإسلامي) is a term used to refer to Islamic commercial jurisprudence (فقه المعاملات, fiqh al-mu'āmalāt).
Jim Yong Kim (born December 8, 1959), also known as Kim Yong, is a South Korean-American physician and anthropologist serving as the 12th and current President of the World Bank since 2012.
KPMG is a professional service company and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
A lease is a contractual arrangement calling for the lessee (user) to pay the lessor (owner) for use of an asset.
Leopard Capital LP is a private equity fund manager specializing in frontier market investments.
In finance, a loan is the lending of money by one or more individuals, organizations, and/or other entities to other individuals, organizations etc.
Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body.
In business, economics or investment, market liquidity is a market's feature whereby an individual or firm can quickly purchase or sell an asset without causing a drastic change in the asset's price.
A market maker or liquidity provider is a company or an individual that quotes both a buy and a sell price in a financial instrument or commodity held in inventory, hoping to make a profit on the bid-offer spread, or turn. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission defines a "market maker" as a firm that stands ready to buy and sell stock on a regular and continuous basis at a publicly quoted price.
Michael Graves (July 9, 1934 – March 12, 2015) was an American architect and principal of Michael Graves and Associates and Michael Graves Design Group.
Microfinance initially had a limited definition - the provision of microloans to poor entrepreneurs and small businesses lacking access to banking and related services.
Moody's Investors Service, often referred to as Moody's, is the bond credit rating business of Moody's Corporation, representing the company's traditional line of business and its historical name.
A mortgage loan, or simply mortgage, is used either by purchasers of real property to raise funds to buy real estate, or alternatively by existing property owners to raise funds for any purpose, while putting a lien on the property being mortgaged.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) is an international financial institution which offers political risk insurance and credit enhancement guarantees.
The National Bank of Greece (NBG; Εθνική Τράπεζα της Ελλάδος) is a global banking and financial services company with its headquarters in Athens, Greece.
In business, net income (total comprehensive income, net earnings, net profit, informally, bottom line) is an entity's income minus cost of goods sold, expenses and taxes for an accounting period.
Oxfam is a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty, founded in 1942 and led by Oxfam International.
The Pacific Islands are the islands of the Pacific Ocean.
Paid in capital, paid-in capital or paid up capital, or contributed capital is capital that is contributed to a corporation by investors by purchase of stock from the corporation, the primary market, not by purchase of stock in the open market from other stockholders (the secondary market).
Papua New Guinea (PNG;,; Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.
Participation loans are loans made by multiple lender to a single borrower.
Piraeus Bank A.E. (Τράπεζα Πειραιώς ΑΕ), is a Greek multinational financial services company with its headquarters in Athens, Greece.
Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.
A preferential creditor (in some jurisdictions called a preferred creditor) is a creditor receiving a preferential right to payment upon the debtor's bankruptcy under applicable insolvency laws.
Preferred stock (also called preferred shares, preference shares or simply preferreds) is a type of stock which may have any combination of features not possessed by common stock including properties of both an equity and a debt instrument, and is generally considered a hybrid instrument.
A private equity fund is a collective investment scheme used for making investments in various equity (and to a lesser extent debt) securities according to one of the investment strategies associated with private equity.
Private Sector Development (PSD) is a term in the international development industry to refer to a range of strategies for promoting economic growth and reducing poverty in developing countries by building private enterprises.
The return on assets (ROA) shows the percentage of how profitable a company's assets are in generating revenue.
Return on capital employed is an accounting ratio used in finance, valuation, and accounting.
Risk management is the identification, evaluation, and prioritization of risks (defined in ISO 31000 as the effect of uncertainty on objectives) followed by coordinator and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities.
Robert Bosch GmbH, or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany.
Securitization is the financial practice of pooling various types of contractual debt such as residential mortgages, commercial mortgages, auto loans or credit card debt obligations (or other non-debt assets which generate receivables) and selling their related cash flows to third party investors as securities, which may be described as bonds, pass-through securities, or collateralized debt obligations (CDOs).
A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or institution (including a corporation) that legally owns one or more shares of stock in a public or private corporation.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
Siemens & Halske AG (or Siemens-Halske) was a German electrical engineering company that later became part of Siemens.
SEAF is an international investment management group that provides growth capital and business assistance to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in emerging and transition markets underserved by traditional sources of capital.
Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC (S&P) is an American financial services company.
A stock exchange, securities exchange or bourse, is a facility where stock brokers and traders can buy and sell securities, such as shares of stock and bonds and other financial instruments.
Structured finance is a sector of finance, specifically Financial law that manages leverage and risk.
A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.
Sustainable agriculture is farming in sustainable ways based on an understanding of ecosystem services, the study of relationships between organisms and their environment.
A syndicated loan is one that is provided by a group of lenders and is structured, arranged, and administered by one or several commercial banks or investment banks known as lead arrangers.
Trade finance signifies financing for trade, and it concerns both domestic and international trade transactions.
Treasury services is a function of an investment bank which provides transaction, investment, and information services for chief financial officers or treasurers.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
The World Bank (Banque mondiale) is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital projects.
The World Bank Group (WBG) (Groupe de la Banque mondiale) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to developing countries.