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noun

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

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Origin of money market

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for money market

money market

noun

finance the financial institutions dealing with short-term loans and capital and with foreign exchangeCompare capital market
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Cultural definitions for money market

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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