MERCHANT BANK Definition

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MERCHANT BANK is a specialized bank that offers investment services, corporate advice, trade and project finance, exchange rate dealing, etc to their clients worldwide. Sometimes also acts as an issuing bank for stocks and bonds, and can also advise companies involved in mergers.

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COST OF DEBT is interest rate times 1 minus the marginal tax rate (because interest is a tax deduction). An increase in the tax rate decreases the cost of debt.

RELIABILITY CONCEPT is a quality of information that assures decision makers that the information represented in the financial records and financial statements captures the actual conditions and events of the reported entity.

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