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Definition of the noun agio
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noun - plural: agios
- a fee charged for exchanging currencies
Alternative definition of the noun agio
- 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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The American student's guide (1834)
containing a compendious system of theoretical and practical arithmetic, compiled for the use of schools and private students in the United States by George Alfred
Agio is the difference between bank money and current money. 5. Par signifies the equality of money in value. 6. The course of exchange is the current or running price of exchange, and is frequently above or below par, varying according to ...
The 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, Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
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 ...
The General shop book (1753)
or, The tradesman's universal director, being a most useful and necessary compendium to lie upon the counter of every shopkeeper ... Comprehending and explaining the domestic and foreign trade of Great Britain and the plantations ... Likewise, the distance of all the market towns in England, from London, their fairs and markets, the inns where their carriers and coaches put up, and the days they come in and go out, with a map of the roads, a plan of London, a chart of the sea coast, and many other useful particulars
Agio. 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 confiderably than specie. It is an Italian word, importing a con- veniency.
The 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 ...
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; ...
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 ...
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 ...
Containing the Elementary Principles and Rules of Calculation in Whole, Mixed, and Decimal Numbers ... by Joseph Stockton
-' Agio is a term sometimes used , ...
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.
The 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 ...
The agio is the difference at Amsterdam and some other places ...
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 ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1817)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...
The difference between the bank and current money is called the agio.
by James Millar
The difference between the bank and current money is called the agio.. Bills on Holland are always drawn in bank money ; and if accounts be sent over from Holland to Britain in current money, the British merchant pays these accounts by bills, ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
AGIO, n. dfii-6 [F. agio; ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
The agio at Hamburgh runs between 20 and 40 per cent. All bills are paid in bank money. Hamburgh exchanges wilh Britain by giving an uncertain number of schillings and groots Flemim for the pound Sterling. The groot or penny Flemish ...
Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B 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 ...
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Scrabble value of A1G2I1O1
The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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