high finance


: activities (such as buying companies and investing in stocks) that involve large amounts of money
the world of high finance

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The leagues themselves are massively unequal and teams themselves are increasingly run with the logic of high finance. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 20 Mar. 2023 Despite the mind-numbing complexities of high finance, the story of SVB turned out to be pretty simple. Doyle Mcmanus, Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 2023 Their professions are significant as both jobs bring them to Admiralty, the Hong Kong Island district that is the seat of the territory’s lawmaking, the center of administration of justice, high finance and culture. Patrick Frater, Variety, 13 Mar. 2023 The former will dive deep into the private aviation industry and cryptocurrency while the latter is expected to follow the UK’s high finance scene. Louisa Ballhaus, Robb Report, 28 Feb. 2023

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“High finance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20finance. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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