Non-Banking Financial Institutions Quiz

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Which of the following is an example of a non-banking financial institution (NBFI) as mentioned in the text?

Insurance firm

What role did Alan Greenspan attribute to NBFIs in strengthening an economy?

Providing multiple alternatives to transform savings into capital investment

Which of the following is a function facilitated by non-bank financial institutions (NBFI) according to the text?

Market brokering

What distinguishes non-bank financial institutions (NBFI) from traditional banks according to the text?

Lack of full banking license

Are the operations of non-bank financial institutions (NBFI) covered under a country's banking regulations?

No, they are not covered

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Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFIs)

  • Examples of NBFIs include insurance companies, pension funds, and stock brokerage firms.

Role of NBFIs in Strengthening an Economy

  • Alan Greenspan attributes NBFIs with strengthening an economy by providing alternative sources of funding.

Functions of NBFIs

  • NBFIs facilitate functions such as lending, investing, and managing financial risks.

Distinctions from Traditional Banks

  • NBFIs are distinguished from traditional banks by their lack of deposit-taking and cheque-clearing services.

Regulation of NBFIs

  • The operations of NBFIs are not necessarily covered under a country's banking regulations.

Test your knowledge of non-banking financial institutions with this quiz. Explore the roles and functions of NBFI, including investment, risk pooling, contractual savings, and market brokering. Learn about the various services provided by NBFC and their impact on the financial sector.

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