Advantages And Disadvantages Of Financial Institution

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Introduction Bank- A bank is a financial institution which accepts deposits for the purpose of lending and investments. Section 45-I (c) of the RBI Act, defines financial institution as under: "Financial Institution" means any non-banking institution which carries on as its business or part of its business any of the following activities, namely:- (i) the financing, whether by way of making loans or advances or otherwise, of any activity other than its own; (ii) the acquisition of shares, stock, bonds, debentures or securities issued by a government or local authority or other marketable securities of a like nature; (iii) letting or delivering of any goods to a hirer under a hire-purchase agreement as defined in clause (c ) of section 2 of the Hire-Purchase Act, 1972; (iv)…show more content…
But does not include any institution, which carries on as its principal business,- (a) agricultural operations; or (aa) industrial activity; or; (b) the purchase or sale of any goods (other than securities) or the providing of any services;

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