Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The ratio between the liquid assets and the liabilities of a bank or other institution.
- ‘Capital adequacy ratio was at 61. 33 per cent whereas liquidity ratio was at 79.43 per cent with net advances at nil.’
- ‘All it has to do is check your credit rating, interview your bank manager, ascertain your liquidity ratio, undertake an exhaustive survey of your savings and investments and establish your socio-economic status.’
- ‘Financial ratios can be grouped into four categories: liquidity ratios, activity ratios, financing ratios, and profitability ratios.’
- ‘She said some of the aspects that banks consider when reducing lending rates include the cost of funds which comprises treasury bill rates, standard rates and liquidity ratios.’
- ‘The average current liquidity ratio moved from 1.37 to 1.38, while the average quick ratio remained unchanged at 0.75.’
liquidity ratio/liˈkwidədē ˌrāSHō/
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.