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Business English Exercise | Topic: Banking/Investing/Financial terms 2

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.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. There is an ___________________ insider trading investigation. = An insider trading investigation is still happening.

2. This type of credit fraud is not typical. = This type of credit fraud is not ___________________.
  the norm
  a norm

3. When an institution is "under government ___________________", it means that the government is either investigating it, or paying close attention to it.

4. If someone is "indemnified" against legal expenses, he/she ___________________ these expenses.
  has to pay
  doesn't have to pay
  has to transfer the payment of

5. to protect customers from legal costs = to ___________________ customers from legal costs

6. This accounting firm has a good ___________________. ( = they have a good reputation/history)
  track record

7. there are more pluses than minuses = the pluses _______________ the minuses

8. Her assets ___________________ at $23 million in 2011. = The most her assets were ever worth was $23 million in 2011.

9. This was supposed to ___________________ ( = create) confidence in the bond markets.

10. to bear the financial ___________________ = to be accountable financially

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