money market



the short-term trade in money, as in the sale and purchase of bonds and certificates.

Origin of money market

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of money market

  • These things interested him only by the effect they might produce on the money-market.


    Ernest Daudet

  • Only the Government were aware of the part he had taken in that matter,—the Government and—the Money-market!

    Temporal Power

    Marie Corelli

  • They believe in the Laws and the Money-market and Respectability.

    Three Plays by Granville-Barker

    Harley Granville-Barker

  • No, sir; its the money-market whats—ti—tight, replied the gentlemanly dressed individual, though much the worse for bad whiskey.

  • This ran on the subject of the money-market, with which the young man boasted some practical acquaintance.

    The Whirlpool

    George Gissing

British Dictionary definitions for money market

money market


finance the financial institutions dealing with short-term loans and capital and with foreign exchangeCompare capital market
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money market in Culture

money market

A collective term for the many markets in which funds that are loaned for short periods to businesses or to governments are bought and sold.

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