ACCOUNTING TERMS - ACCOUNTING DICTIONARY - ACCOUNTING GLOSSARY
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ALPHA is the measurement of returns from an investment in excess of market returns. It represents the amount expected from fundamental causes, e.g. the growth rate in earnings per share. This contrasts with BETA, which is a measure of risk or volatility.
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BANCASSURANCE is a general term describing the broader financial services activities of banks and building societies, in particular their 'insurance company' activities.
CASH IN BANK literally means coin, currency, and cash items on deposit.