state bank


Definition of state bank 

2 : a bank chartered by and operating under the laws of a state of the U.S.

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In Moscow, the ruble shed as much as 5% against the dollar on Thursday and stocks plunged as much as 9%, led by state banks and national carrier PJSC Aeroflot-Russian Airlines , which risk losing access to U.S. markets if the sanctions escalate. Fox News, "Russian stocks, ruble take hit on uncertainty over US sanctions," 10 Aug. 2018 Russian state banks now account for about 70% of lending in the country. Anatoly Kurmanaev, WSJ, "Russian Lenders Need Western Money, Top Banker Says," 24 June 2018 Most mergers are among smaller community state banks, although in recent years some banks have come in from other states to buy Wisconsin banks, and even some larger credit unions have purchased the assets of banks. Paul Gores, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bank Mutual set to switch to Associated Bank this weekend," 20 June 2018 That has resulted in an uptick in bond defaults by private businesses with limited access to state banks and instead tap nonbank lenders. WSJ, "Cash Flows: Beijing Opens the Taps With Rail Projects and More Lending," 13 July 2018 All private sector workers must open an account in a state bank to carry out all their business operations. Nora Gámez Torres, miamiherald, "Cuba imposes more taxes and controls on private sector and increases censorship on the arts," 10 July 2018 Modi’s administration also has pledged $33 billion to recapitalize state banks. Iain Marlow,, "India’s Push to Fast-Track Bankruptcies," 26 June 2018 All of the big four state banks reported a wider net interest margin, the difference in lending and borrowing rates and thus a key measurement of Chinese lenders’ profitability. WSJ, "Growth Bounces Back for Year at China’s Largest Banks," 29 Mar. 2018 Would create a state bank to take tax receipts from cannabis sales and use them to fund production of low-cost pharmaceuticals. San Francisco Chronicle, "Where candidates for governor stand on California’s biggest issues," 17 May 2018

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1702, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of state bank was in 1702

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