finance unit

finance unit - A nondelivery post office branch or post office station that accepts mail from customers and provides services to customers and handles their mail. (Compare withclassified unit)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • Private Finance Unit — (PFU) a body set up within a government department to oversee PPP projects. Most government departments have their own PFU. For example defence PPP/PFI projects are run by the Ministry of Defence PFU. Some PFU s have developed their own standard… …   Law dictionary

  • unit trust company — ➔ company * * * unit trust company UK US noun [C] FINANCE ► in the UK, an investment company that manages unit trusts: »You can buy a money market fund through a unit trust company, a brokerage firm, or a bank …   Financial and business terms

  • unit-linked — ˈunit ˌlinked adjective unit linked policy/​plan/​insurance INSURANCE a life insurance policy, pension plan etc in which all or part of the premium S (= regular payments) are invested in an investment fund * * * unit linked UK US …   Financial and business terms

  • unit cost — ➔ cost1 * * * unit cost UK US noun [C] ACCOUNTING, PRODUCTION ► the cost of producing one single product, calculated by dividing the cost of producing a group of products by the number produced: »Average unit costs for SMEs have risen for the… …   Financial and business terms

  • unit sales — ➔ sale * * * unit sales UK US noun [plural] MARKETING, COMMERCE ► the numbers of a product that have been sold, calculated as a total amount: »Unit sales at the Japanese automaker slipped 2.8% last year. »unit sales volume/growth …   Financial and business terms

  • unit price — ➔ price1 * * * unit price UK US noun [C] ACCOUNTING, COMMERCE ► the price of a single product or service, used for example when buying several things together to refer to the price of each one: »Overall decline in exports resulted largely from… …   Financial and business terms

  • unit share — ➔ Share * * * unit share UK US noun [C] MARKETING ► the number of units of a particular product that have been sold, as a percentage of the total sales of all similar products: »In the laptop category, they have a 9.9% unit share …   Financial and business terms

  • unit of currency — UK US noun [C] (plural units of currency) ► MONEY, ECONOMICS the money that is used in a particular country: »The pound sterling is the unit of currency in the UK …   Financial and business terms

  • unit — More than one class of securities traded together ( e.g., one common share and three subscription warrants ). Bloomberg Financial Dictionary Securities representing a portion of assets pooled by investors: run by a management company whose share… …   Financial and business terms

  • unit trust — In the United Kingdom and other foreign markets , an open end mutual fund . Bloomberg Financial Dictionary A form of collective investment scheme. Investors buy units in a unit trust which then uses the money raised to invest in a range of… …   Financial and business terms


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