What are the types of Commercial Banks?
a) Retail or consumer banking
It is a small to mid-sized branch that directly deals with consumer’s transaction rather than corporate or other banks
b) Corporate or business banking
Corporate banking deals with cash management, underwriting, financing and issuing of stocks and bonds
c) Securities and Investment banking
Investment banking manages portfolios of financial assets, commodity and currency, fixed income, corporate finance, corporate advisory services for mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity writing etc.
d) Non-traditional options
There are many non-bank entities that offer financial services like that of the bank. The entities include credit card companies, credit card report agencies and credit card issuers