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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 6599


  • Tabulation Category: J - Financial intermediation
  • Division: 65 - Financial intermediation, except insurance and pension funding
  • Group: 659 - Other financial intermediation
  • Class: 6599 - Other financial intermediation n.e.c.

Explanatory note

This class includes other financial intermediation primarily concerned with distributing funds other than by making loans. This includes investment in securities (e.g. shares, bonds, bills, unit trust units, etc.) including dealing for own account by securities dealers, investment in property where this is carried out primarily for other financial intermediaries (e.g. property unit trusts) and writing swaps, options and other hedging arrangements. Activities of financial holding companies are included.

Exclusions: Financial leasing is classified in class 6591.
Security dealing on behalf of others is classified in class 6712 (Security dealing activities).
Leasing and renting of real property are classified in division 70 (Real estate activities).
Operational leasing is classified in division 71 (Renting of machinery and equipment without operator and of personal and household goods).

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