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share market

noun (Austral & NZ)
  1. a highly organized market facilitating the purchase and sale of securities and operated by professional stockbrokers and market makers according to fixed rules
  2. a place where securities are regularly traded
  3. (as modifier): a share-market speculator
the prices or trading activity of a share market: the share market is buoyant
Also called stock exchange
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  • The usual thing—studying the share market, and—talking about it.

    The Sign of the Spider Bertram Mitford
  • The share market at Johannesburg was rapidly going to the deuce.

    The Sign of the Spider Bertram Mitford
  • Many, whose money was safely invested, sold at any price, to enter the share market.

  • All at once matters changed; she made a lucky speculation in the share market, and the Pactolus claim began to pay.

    Madame Midas Fergus Hume
  • They rushed the share market, and in two weeks the Magpie Reef shares ran from four shillings to as many pounds.

    Madame Midas Fergus Hume
  • "Between the chains" is the local expression for the mining exchange, or share market, and a sensitive and unstable market it is.

  • What do you think of this rumor that the revolution in Brazil is going to knock out our share market?

    The Sign of the Spider Bertram Mitford

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