share market

nounAustralian and NZ
    • 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

  1. the prices or trading activity of a share market: the share market is buoyant

  • Also called: stock exchange

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How to use share market in a sentence

  • "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
  • Let us take three main features—the share-market, the foreign loans, and the inflated circulation caused by the provincial banks.

  • 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