\bˈasə͡l ɐkˈɔːd], \bˈasəl ɐkˈɔːd], \b_ˈa_s_əl ɐ_k_ˈɔː_d]\
Definitions of BASLE ACCORD
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An agreement between participating industrialized countries to adopt RISKbased CAPITAL methods developed by the BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS. The Accord, which addresses in detail capital standards for CREDIT RISK and MARKET RISK, has been through various revisions since the initial version was put forth in 1988.
By Henry Campbell Black
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Sarah Tittle Bolton
- An American poet; born Newport, Ky., Dec. 18, 1815; died in Ind., Aug. 4, 1893. She is known for her patriotic and war poems, including: "Paddle Your Own Canoe"; "Left on the Battlefield"; etc. "Poems"(New York, 1865; Indianapolis, 1886).