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Category of Banking System

Based on organizational characteristics banking system may be categorized as follows:

a) Branch banking and

b) Unit banking.

Associated with the Unit banking are:Chain banking and Holding company/group company banking.

On the basis of techniques/functions, banking system may be as follows:

a) Deposit banking,

b) Investment banking,

c) Merchant banking and

d) Mixed banking.

By mixing together, these systems are also called hybrid system.

                                                                         

 

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