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Current account cash and savings can be offset against a mortgage to reduce interest on the loan. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The choice of current accounts and credit cards typically narrows as people age. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have a positive current account balance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You are now looking into opening a current account with another bank. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Those who keep a healthy balance in their current accounts should find one paying interest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The current account balance is wider than trade. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The current account balance can be defined as the difference between total imports and total exports. Forstner, Helmut, Ballance, Robert Competing in a Global Economy (1990)So your current account balance looks like a very big overdraft. Times, Sunday Times (2006)No interest paid on current account credit balances. The Sun (2014)High street banks that want to stop providing free current accounts may be thwarted by the competition watchdog. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Labour may also switch its current account to the bank if the deal to transfer the loan is confirmed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many students have credit cards through their current account provider, but they can be uncompetitive. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Also try to avoid unnecessary credit, such as joint credit cards or current accounts with overdrafts. The Sun (2015)These typically include having a current account with the bank and there are often caps on how much you can save each month. The Sun (2016)Alternatively, a packaged current account with your bank you might be covered under its benefits. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When a country has a current account deficit, it imports more goods and services than it exports. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A country with a current account deficit has an offsetting capital account surplus. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If your card is stolen, you only risk losing the money on the card and not all the cash in your current account. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That is, there will be payments of interest which will appear as a debit in the invisible or service part of the current account. Maurice D. Levi International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)In the sphere of current accounts, building societies offer little competition, and there lies a problem. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The country 's current account slumped to a record deficit at the end of last year as income on British investments overseas crashed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I am looking into opening a building society current account for her, but accessing this will mean a bus trip and walk into town three miles away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)THOSE who made the grade and have secured their university places for this autumn will be rushing to get a current account in time for freshers' week. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'current account'

British English: current account /ˈkʌrənt əˈkaʊnt/ NOUN
A current account is a bank account which you can take money out of at any time.
  • American English: checking account
  • Arabic: حِسَاب جارٍ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: conta corrente
  • Chinese: 活期账户
  • Croatian: tekući račun
  • Czech: běžný účet
  • Danish: lønkonto
  • Dutch: lopende rekening
  • European Spanish: cuenta corriente
  • Finnish: käyttötili
  • French: compte courant
  • German: Girokonto
  • Greek: τρεχούμενος λογαριασμός
  • Italian: conto corrente
  • Japanese: 当座預金
  • Korean: 당좌 계정
  • Norwegian: brukskonto
  • Polish: rachunek bieżący
  • European Portuguese: conta corrente
  • Romanian: cont curent
  • Russian: текущий счет
  • Spanish: cuenta corriente
  • Swedish: checkkonto
  • Thai: บัญชีกระแสรายวัน
  • Turkish: cari hesap
  • Ukrainian: поточний рахунок
  • Vietnamese: tài khoản vãng lai

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