Banks are large, complex organizations, but what do they do exactly?
Put simply, they provide services for those who want to borrow, lend and invest. Their clients range from individuals and institutions, all the way up to the governments and central banks of entire countries.
Banks must be ready to act on changes in the market triggered by anything from movements in the political climate, the financial climate or even the weather. So it’s vital that you’re able to adapt
to change, whatever your role or the area you work in.
There are four broad categories of banking: