market price

The last reported price at which a security was traded on an exchange. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
Last reported/known price of a financial instrument in a market. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary
The price of a security. For shares, there are two prices quoted on the exchange - bid price and offer price. London Stock Exchange Glossary

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market price UK US noun [C]
(also market value) COMMERCE the price that something could be sold for at a particular time: »

Fair Trade demands that buyers of the coffee it certifies pay higher than the market price.


Despite the real estate slump, the building's market price was double what it sold for three years ago.

FINANCE the price of something on a financial market at a particular time: »

The market price jumped 17p to 847p.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • market price — n 1: the price at which a security is currently selling on the market 2: market value (1) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • market price — n. the price that a commodity brings when sold in a given market; prevailing price …   English World dictionary

  • market-price — market priceˈ or market valˈue noun The current price a commodity, etc will fetch at sale • • • Main Entry: ↑market …   Useful english dictionary

  • market price — n the price of something on a ↑market at a particular time …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • market price — noun count or uncount BUSINESS the price that a product can be sold for at a particular time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Market price — In economics, market price is the economic price for which a good or service is offered in the marketplace. It is of interest mainly in the study of microeconomics. Market value and market price are equal only under conditions of market… …   Wikipedia

  • Market Price — The current price at which an asset or service can be bought or sold. Economic theory contends that the market price converges at a point where the forces of supply and demand meet. Shocks to either the supply side and/or demand side can cause… …   Investment dictionary

  • market price — The price at which a seller is ready and willing to sell and a buyer ready and willing to buy in the ordinary course of trade. The price actually given in current market dealings; price established by public sales or sales in the way of ordinary… …   Black's law dictionary

  • market price — noun a) The price at which a product, financial instrument, service or other tradable item can be bought and sold at an open market; the going price. The actual price at which any commodity is commonly sold is called its market price. It may… …   Wiktionary

  • market price — A price determined by the demand for the commodity in relation to the supply; the price in an open market. 46 Am J1st Sales § 180. If the market is not open but subject to control by all who offer a commodity of like kind, by fixing a price,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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