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Definition of the noun agio

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noun - plural: agios

  1. a fee charged for exchanging currencies

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  1. The premium or percentage on a better sort of money when it is given in exchange for an inferior sort. The premium or discount on foreign bills of exchange is sometimes called agio.


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Agio is a term used in commerce for exchange rate, discount or premium.

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Google previewThe Arithmetical Illustrator (1809)

Containing Explanations of the Rules and Most Intricate Parts of Arithmetic, Together with Solutions of the Most Abstruse Questions Throughout the American Tutor's Assistant : in a Dialogue Between a Tutor and His Pupil by William Douglass

Agio is a term used to signify the difference, in some countries, between bank and current money; for bank money is considered better than current money in some countries. The agio is always at so much per cent.; and therefore, it is manifest, ...

Google previewThe tutor's assistant (1833)

being a compendium of practical arithmetic, for the use of schools or private students ... by Francis Walkingame

Agio is a difference of so much per cent, in the value of the Bank-money and the Current-money of some foreign countries, the former being of superior value. To change Foreign Money into British Sterling Money, or Sterling into Foreign ...

Google previewThe scholar's guide to arithmetic; or, A complete exercise-book (1851)

by John Bonnycastle

Agio is the difference, in Amsterdam and other places, between the money of exchange, or that issued from the bank, which is usually called banco, and the currency ; the former being generally something finer than the latter. Usance is a ...

Google previewThe Scholar's Guide to Arithmetic ... The tenth edition, greatly enlarged and improved (1828)

by John BONNYCASTLE, Edwin Colman TYSON

Agio is the difference betWeen the money of exchange which issues from the Bank (usually called banco) and the currency. Usance is the customary term allowed by one country to another for the payment of bills of exchange. , Bills are either ...

Google previewThe Western Calculator, Or, A New and Compendious System of Practical Arithmetic (1832)

Containing the Elementary Principles and Rules of Calculation in Whole, Mixed, and Decimal Numbers ... by Joseph Stockton

* Agio is a term sometimes used, ...

Google previewThe General Shop Book: Or, the Tradesman's Universal Director. [With Maps.] (1753)

The Agio is the difference between the value of money in the bank and money in specie. Money lodged in the bank of Amsterdam is of more value considerably than specie. It is an Italian word, importin a conveniency.

Google previewThe Columbian Accountant (1812)

Or, A Complete System of Practical Arithmetic Particularly Adapted to the Commerce of the United States of America. To which is Annexed a Short Sketch of Mensuration by Edward Shepherd

Agio is the difference at Amsterdam, and some other places in Europe, between the bank and current money, and is generally rated from 3 to 6 per cent. JVote. The par of exchange between the United States of America and most other trading ...

Google previewA Concise System of Commercial Arithmetic, Adapted to Modern Practice ... (1838)

by J. Morrison

Agio is the difference between Bank and Current money; it also means, in those places where foreign coins are current, the difference between the actual value of such Coins, and that at which they have been fixed by Government. Usance is ...

Google previewThe Commercial Cyclopaedia; Or Dictionary of Practical Commerce (1833)

Comprehending Details of Trade; a Succinct Description of Articles of Produce and Manufacture; an Account of Monies and Exchanges; the Situation, Extent, and Commercial Character of Countries, &c., &c by Joseph Macardy

Agio is the difference in some countries between the bank money and current money, as in Hamburgh, and formerly in Amsterdam ; and also, in some cases, a premium on monies and bills. Usances are certain determinate terms for the ...

Google previewSecret Memoirs of the Shoguns (2006)

Isaac Titsingh and Japan, 1779-1822 by Isaac Titsingh

Agio is the percentage charge made to change paper currency into cash, or any less valuable currency into a more valuable one; ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1805)

The agio is the difference at Amsterdam and some other places ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Economics (1985)

by N. B. Ghodke

Encyclopaedia Britannica AGIO THEORY OF INTEREST (Theory of value) Eugen Von Bohm-Bawerk (1851 — 1914), the Austrian economist, is the proponent of the premium (agio) theory of interest that has influenced most later economists ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

AGIO, n. dfii-6 [F. agio; ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1817)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...

The difference between the bank and current money is called the agio. Bills on Holland are always drawn in bank money; ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B. 1 by William Nicholson

AGIO, in commerce, a term chiefly used in Holland and at Venice, where it denotes the difference between the value of bank stock and the current coin. Money in bank is commonly worth more than specie: thus, at Amsterdam, they give 103 or ...

Google previewPolitical Dictionary (1845)

Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal; and Embracing the Terms of Civil Administration, of Political Economy and Social Relations, and of All the More Important Statistical Departments of Finance and Commerce

AGIO ...

Google previewPolitical dictionary [articles repr. from the penny cyclopaedia, ed. by G. Long]. (1845)

by George Long

AGIO, a term ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Political Economy (1863)

Biographical, Bibliographical, Historical, and Practical by Henry Dunning Macleod

AGIO. — Certain banks, such as those of Venice, Amsterdam, and Hamburgh, were instituted for the purpose of securing a uniform standard of payment in mercantile contracts, and issued notes which were always exchangeable for a fixed ...

Google previewThe dictionary of trade, commerce and navigation (1844)

Agio. The per centage difference between current and standard money ; thus the Dutch and German bank money is generally better than currency, and will bear an agio of 3 or 4 per cent.

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