From Open Risk Manual


Bank denotes any type of depository institution, usually (but not necessarily) a for-profit corporation, that accepts deposits, makes loans, pays checks, and performs related services, for individual members of the public, businesses or other organizations.

It is usually a regulated financial institution which operated under a Banking License. The range of activities such diverse ones as commercial, retail,and investment banking.


Banks can be categorized in a number of ways:

Sponsoring Legal Entity

Nature of Clients

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