New Words
Euromarket
Eurocurrency
Eurodollar
sterling n.
prohibit vt.
finance vt.
boost n.
limit n.
avoid vt.
restriction n.
transfer vt.
continent
convertible adj.
raise vt.
issue n.;vt.
Eurobond n.
单词
欧洲市场
欧洲货币
欧洲美元
英国货币, 标准纯银
禁止, 阻止
供给...资金, 负担经费
增加;增强
界限, 限度, 限制
避免, 消除
限制, 约束
转移, 调转
大陆,陆地
可改变的, 自由兑换的
筹集;筹措
发行
欧洲债券
Phrases and Expressions
concern with vt.
Eurodollar market
sterling crisis
American Federal Reserve Board
convertible currencies
Eurobond market
短语与词组
涉及:与…有关或相关
欧洲美元市场
英镑危机
美国联邦储备委员
可兑换货币;自由货币
欧洲债券市场

Notes

1.The Euromarkets are international money and capital markets, they are concerned with Eurocurrencies, that is, currencies traded in Europe (and elsewhere) outside their home countries. 欧洲市场是国际货币与资本市场,从事与欧洲货币有关的业务,欧洲货币即在货币发行国境外的欧洲(及其他地方)进行交易的货币。
(1)the Euromarkets欧洲市场
Euromarket n.the money market in Eurocurrency or Eurobonds欧洲市场:欧洲货币和欧洲债券的市场
(2)Eurocurrency n.funds deposited in a bank when those funds are denominated in a currency differing from the bank's own domestic currency欧洲货币:存储在某一银行的资金,这种资金被命名为与银行所在国发行货币名称不同的货币名称。
(3)money market:the trade in short-term, low-risk securities, such as certificates of deposit and U.S. Treasury notes货币市场,即短期资金市场:一种短期、低风险的证券经营买卖市场,如银行存单和美国短期公债
2.When the London banks, during the sterling crisis of 1957, were prohibited from using sterling funds to finance non-British trade, they offered high interest rates to attract dollar deposits from both non-American and American holders of dollars. 1957年英国发生英镑危机,伦敦的银行被禁止用英镑去为非英镑区国家的贸易提供融资;它们提高利率,从非美国人和美国人手中吸收美元存款。
(1)sterling crisis英镑危机
(2)non adv.非, 不
3.The chief participants in the Euromarkets are the London banks, the overseas branches of American banks and commercial banks on the Continent and in other parts of the world.欧洲货币市场的主要参与者是伦敦的银行,美国银行在海外的分支行,以及欧洲大陆和世界其他各地的商业银行。
(1)the Continent:the mainland of Europe.欧洲大陆
4.Eurocurrency loans involve large sums of money,they may be short-term, medium-term or long-term. Long-term Eurocurrency funds can also be raised by an issue of Eurobonds on the Eurobond market.欧洲货币贷款金额大,有短期、中期或长期。长期欧洲货币资金也可通过在欧洲债券市场发行欧洲债券来筹集。
(1)Eurobond n.a bond of a U.S. corporation issued in Europe欧洲债券:美国公司在欧洲发行出售的债券

The Euromarkets欧洲市场(注解): http://insuns.com/article/12009-1.html