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current account

n.
The component of a nation's balance of payments that includes the price of imports and exports, investment income, and unilateral transfers (such as gifts from foreigners).

current account

n
1. (Banking & Finance) an account at a bank or building society against which cheques may be drawn at any time. US name: checking account Canadian name: chequing account
2. (Economics) economics
a. that part of the balance of payments composed of the balance of trade and the invisible balance. Compare capital account1
b. (as modifier): a current-account deficit.

current account

The part of the balance of payments composed of the balance of trade and the invisible balance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.current account - that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's exports and imports of goods and services and transfer payments
accounting - a system that provides quantitative information about finances
balance of international payments, balance of payments - a system of recording all of a country's economic transactions with the rest of the world over a period of one year; "a favorable balance of payments exists when more payments are coming in than going out"
2.current account - a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand
bank account - a fund that a customer has entrusted to a bank and from which the customer can make withdrawals; "he moved his bank account to a new bank"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
حِسَاب جارٍحِساب جارِ
běžný účet
lønkontoanfordringskontocheckkonto
käyttötili
tekući račun
hlaupareikningur; ávísanareikningur
当座預金
당좌 계정
bežný účet
checkkonto
บัญชีกระแสรายวัน
tài khoản vãng lai

current account

n (Brit) (Bank) → conto corrente

current

(ˈkarənt) , ((American) ˈkə:-) adjective
of or belonging to the present. current affairs; the current month; the current temperature.
noun
1. (the direction of) a stream of water or air. the current of a river.
2. (a) flow of electricity. an electrical current.
ˈcurrently adverb
at the present time. John is currently working as a bus-driver.
current account
an account with a bank from which money may be withdrawn by cheque.

electric current (not currant); current (not currant) affairs.

current account

حِسَاب جارٍ běžný účet lønkonto Girokonto τρεχούμενος λογαριασμός cuenta corriente käyttötili compte courant tekući račun conto corrente 当座預金 당좌 계정 lopende rekening brukskonto rachunek bieżący conta corrente текущий счет checkkonto บัญชีกระแสรายวัน cari hesap tài khoản vãng lai 活期账户
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This bulletin provides a high level overview of the number and value of consumer current accounts held by personal consumers; the number of consumers using the Central Banks Code of Conduct on the Switching of Payment Accounts with Payment Service Providers (the Switching Code); and the number of consumer complaints received by firms in relation to current accounts.
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7 million current accounts have been switched since the seven-day service to make it easier for customers to ditch and switch was launched in September 2013.
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After all, there are so many different charges to weigh up, and many current accounts don't charge a monthly fee in any case, so why bother?
Many current account providers are offering people cash to switch, and some current accounts and cards are also offering cashback on customers' spending.
Santander UK, part of the Spanish financial services provider Grupo Santander, on Friday reported that more current accounts in the UK were switched to Santander than any other UK bank.
CURRENT accounts are now the type of financial product most likely to be targeted by fraudsters, according to a credit checking company.
First Gulf Bank (FGB) is adding value to its current accounts, by launching PowerPlus, a current account that works like a fixed deposit.
The Competition and Markets Authority will confirm whether it has decided to press ahead with an inquiry into personal current accounts and small business banking.
And it is a drop in the ocean compared with the 65m active current accounts in the UK.