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Bank Customer: Meaning, Definition and Kinds

After reading this article you will learn about the meaning and kinds of customers. Meaning and Definition of a Customer: There is no statutory definition of a customer, but banks appear to rely upon to recognize a customer: 1. For a person a person to be known as a customer of the bank there must […]

Nature of Accounts Opened in a Bank

After reading this article you will learn about the nature of account opened in a bank. Joint Accounts: A joint account is a banking account maintained by two or more people. All must sign on any relevant documents unless the mandate provides otherwise. All are jointly liable for any overdraft unless mandate establishes joint and […]

Short Notes on Cheque Truncation

This article provides a short note on cheque truncation. Cheque truncation is the process of stopping the flow of the physical cheques issued by a drawer to the drawee branch. The physical instrument will be truncated at same point en-route to the drawee branch and an electronic image of the cheque would be sent to […]

Clearing Process of Cheques

After reading this article you will learn about the clearing process of cheques. The clearing process begins with the deposit of a cheque in a bank. The cheque (along with other cheques) is delivered to the bank/branch where it is drawn. The cheque is passed for payment if the funds are available and the banker […]

Top 5 Instruments Used for Making and Receiving Payments

This article throws light upon the top five instruments used for making and receiving payments. The instruments are: 1. Cheques 2. Demand Draft 3. Banker Cheque 4. Pay Orders/Payment Orders 5. Transfer Pay Orders. Instrument # 1. Cheques: A cheque is a bill of exchange payable on demand and is drawn on a banker. A […]

Electronics Based Payment Systems in Banks: 6 Types

This article throws light upon the six main types of electronic based payment systems used in India. The types are: 1. Retail Payment Systems 2. Electronic Retail Payment Instruments 3. Card Based Payment System 4. Real Time Gross Settlement System 5. High Value Clearing Systems 6. NEFT. Type # 1. Retail Payment Systems: Retail payments […]

Difference among EFT, NEFT and RTGS | Fund Transfer

This article will help you to differentiate among EFT, NEFT and RTGS. EFT and NEFT are electronic fund transfer modes that operate on a deferred net settlement (DNS) basis, which settles transactions in batches. In DNS, the settlement takes place at a particular point of time. All transactions are held up till that time. For […]

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