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English definition of “high finance”

high finance

noun [U]
 
 
FINANCE
the activities of lending, investing, and borrowing very large amounts of money: Mr Erdman was an expert on high finance who once was the CEO of a Swiss bank. He is a novice in the world of high finance and has a spotty record in mergers and acquisitions.
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