market price

The last reported price at which a security was traded on an exchange. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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Last reported/known price of a financial instrument in a market. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary
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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.

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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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