Glossary

Updated 23 September 2018

This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly Review.

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entity

Corporation, organisation or person that exists as a separately identifiable unit. "Separately identifiable" may be demonstrated by legal existence or the existence of a complete set of financial accounts, or by the ability to compile a meaningful and complete set of accounts if they were to be required.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016
entity

Corporation, organisation or person that exists as a separately identifiable unit. "Separately identifiable" may be demonstrated by legal existence or the existence of a complete set of financial accounts, or by the ability to compile a meaningful and complete set of accounts if they were to be required.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016