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Explain the Agency Function of Commercial Banks. - HSC Commerce (Marketing and Salesmanship) 12th Board Exam - Economics

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Explain the agency function of commercial banks.

Solution

The commercial banks perform various agency functions with the primary purpose of acceptance of deposits and granting of loans. Their functions include:

  • Transfer of funds- The banks provide an easy flow of funds from place to place via mail transfers, demand drafts etc.
  • Collection of funds- The banks also collect funds on behalf of their customers through bills, cheques etc.
  • Collection- Banks also collect insurance premiums, dividends, interest on debentures etc.
  • Assistance- Banks assist in the process of tax payment by the account holders.
  • Role of trustee- Commercial banks also play the roles of trustees or executors.
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