Tier 1 and Tier 2

Definition:

Descriptions of the capital adequacy of banks. Tier 1 refers to core capital while Tier 2 refers to items such as undisclosed resources.

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Statistical inference

A statistical method of drawing conclusions on unknown properties of a population based on a random sampling of data from that population.

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