- a highly organized market facilitating the purchase and sale of securities and operated by professional stockbrokers and market makers according to fixed rules
- a place where securities are regularly traded
- (as modifier)a share-market speculator
- the prices or trading activity of a share marketthe share market is buoyant
Also called: stock exchange
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Examples from the Web for share market
Why, what have we been doing these last months but buying into this share-market?
The crittur was in the share-market, and got his soup too hot!
Let us take three main features—the share-market, the foreign loans, and the inflated circulation caused by the provincial banks.Love Me Little, Love Me Long