British Bankers Association - BBA

AAA

DEFINITION of 'British Bankers Association - BBA'

The leading trade association that represents the views of those involved in the banking and financial services industry within the U.K.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'British Bankers Association - BBA'

Among other things, the BBA is responsible for continually improving the Banking Code, Small Business Code, accounting principles and European regulations regarding banking practices. An additional responsibility of the BBA is to set benchmark rates such as the LIBOR.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Association Of British Insurers ...

    A trade association comprised of insurance companies located ...
  2. Her Majesty's (HM) Treasury

    The United Kingdom's economics and finance ministry, responsible ...
  3. Eurocurrency

    Currency deposited by national governments or corporations in ...
  4. Euro Interbank Offer Rate - EURIBOR

    The rates offered to prime banks on euro interbank term deposits. ...
  5. Eurodollar

    U.S.-dollar denominated deposits at foreign banks or foreign ...
  6. Euro Overnight Index Average - ...

    The weighted average of overnight Euro Interbank Offer Rates ...
Related Articles
  1. Retirement

    The 5 Most Influential Bankers Of All Time

    These bankers shaped the current financial system - though some didn't live to see the fruits of their labor.
  2. Fundamental Analysis

    Is depreciation only used for tangible assets?

    Learn if tangible assets can be depreciated, as well as what other assets are eligible for depreciation so you can account for them accurately.
  3. Fundamental Analysis

    What does a high weighted average cost of capital (WACC) signify?

    Find out what it means for a company to have a relatively high weighted average cost of capital, or WACC, and why this is important to lenders and investors.
  4. Fundamental Analysis

    How do intangible assets appear on a balance sheet?

    Understand how various types of intangible assets are handled in a company's accounting and which of them you can find on a company's balance sheet.
  5. Fundamental Analysis

    What is the difference between operating cash flow and net income?

    Learn how net income is an income statement for a certain period of time, while cash flow shows inflows and outflows based on conversion of sales into cash.
  6. Fundamental Analysis

    How do I calculate dividend payout ratio from a balance sheet?

    Understand what the dividend payout ratio indicates and learn how it can be calculated using the figures from a company's balance sheet statement.
  7. Credit & Loans

    When is it necessary to get a letter of credit?

    Capitalize on assets and negate risks by using a letter of credit. Letters of credit are often requested for buying, selling or trading.
  8. Fundamental Analysis

    Can entities other than banks issue letters of credit?

    Obtaining a letter of credit from a non-bank is legally acceptable according to the ICC, but companies tend to prefer to receive them from banks.
  9. Investing Basics

    What is the difference between tangible and intangible assets?

    Discover the difference between tangible assets and intangible assets and the types of assets that are in each. Additionally, learn where these are recorded.
  10. Fundamental Analysis

    What is the difference between profitability and profit?

    Calculating company profit and profitability are not one and the same, and investors should understand the difference between the two terms.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Prospectus

    A formal legal document, which is required by and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, that provides details ...
  2. Treasury Bond - T-Bond

    A marketable, fixed-interest U.S. government debt security with a maturity of more than 10 years. Treasury bonds make interest ...
  3. Weight Of Ice, Snow Or Sleet Insurance

    Financial protection against damage caused to property by winter weather specifically, damage caused if a roof caves in because ...
  4. Weather Insurance

    A type of protection against a financial loss that may be incurred because of rain, snow, storms, wind, fog, undesirable ...
  5. Portfolio Turnover

    A measure of how frequently assets within a fund are bought and sold by the managers. Portfolio turnover is calculated by ...
  6. Commercial Paper

    An unsecured, short-term debt instrument issued by a corporation, typically for the financing of accounts receivable, inventories ...
Trading Center