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intermediary

a person who acts as a mediator or agent between parties.
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* Intermediation, which refers to the connection of people to people.
Intermediation costs and pressures to bolster capital, however, have been further elevated by the added restrictions contained in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act (FDICIA).
(1) [Mathematical Expressions Omitted] (2) [Mathematical Expression Omitted] where (GDP/POP) is real gross domestic product per capita, (FI) represents a financial intermediation indicator, and m represents the number of lags applied to both variables.
- Monetary Intermediation in South Korea: Industy Report
In this sense, ABCP issuers (conduits) perform typical financial intermediation functions, but they are not banks.
The new financial intermediation literature stems from seminal works by Diamond [1984], Townsend [1983a, 1983b] and Boyd and Prescott [1986] that demonstrate that, in the presence of private information and costly state verification, it is optimal for borrowing and lending to be conducted under financial intermediary arrangements.
Investments from Russia went to processing enterprises, retail and wholesale trade; investments from Uzbekistan - to retail and wholesale trade; Kazakhstan - retail and wholesale trade, mining, financial intermediation, insurance, geological exploration.
The report, entitled 'New rules for an old game: Banks in the changing world of financial intermediation,' said: 'Looking ahead, we believe the rewards will be disproportionate for those firms that are clear about their true competitive advantage and then make-and follow through on-definitive strategic choices.