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English definition of “idle balance”

idle balance

noun [C]
 
 
UK
BANKING, FINANCE money that is saved in a bank account but does not earn any interest: The Treasury Single Account reduces the costs associated with holding idle balances across a number of accounts.
(Definition of idle balance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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