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English definition of “financial engineering”

financial engineering

noun [U]
 
 
FINANCE
the work of using mathematical methods to solve problems in finance: The University offers master's degrees in financial engineering.
the use of clever methods to make a company's financial situation seem better than it really is: No amount of financial engineering can make a bankrupt company look healthy.
(Definition of financial engineering from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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