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Business English Exercise | Topic: Banking/Investing/Financial terms 5

Designed to teach you the vocabulary of the financial world, while polishing your grammar skills. Although it's meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to practice this specialized vocabulary.


QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. economic ___________________ = the negative effects (of something) on the economy
  fallout
  hike
  boost

2. inching closer to a rate ___________________ = almost ready to impose an increase in interest rates
  hike
  fallout
  bust

3. strong housing data = ___________________ housing data
  negative
  surprising
  positive

4. to slide into a ___________________ = to (gradually) begin to do very poorly
  boost
  slump
  drop

5. ___________________ growth = a contraction in a country's economy
  positive
  substantial
  negative

6. to ___________________ the dollar = to increase the value of the dollar
  boost
  bust
  yield

7. In economic terms, "_______________" usually occurs when economic growth is occurring at an unsustainable rate.
  overheating
  shrinking
  liquidity

8. For banks, "___________________ their balance sheet" usually involves selling off assets.
  outsourcing
  overheating
  shrinking

9. banks cashed in on the substantial ___________________ between ... = banks used the substantial difference between .... to their advantage
  liquidity
  spread
  yield

10. a substantial ___________________ of the outstanding borrowing = a substantial part of the outstanding borrowing
  place
  slice
  trust

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