Third market

Exchange-listed securities trading in the OTC market. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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third market UK US noun [S] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a market in which financial organizations buy and sell shares directly rather than through a stock market: »

The firm is the biggest broker of Eurobonds and sovereign debt and is the largest third market for US equities.

Compare FOURTH MARKET(Cf. fourth market), OVER-THE-COUNTER MARKET(Cf. ↑over-the-counter market), PRIMARY MARKET(Cf. ↑primary market), SECONDARY MARKET(Cf. ↑secondary market)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • third market — ☆ third market n. over the counter trading of listed stocks * * * …   Universalium

  • third market — ☆ third market n. over the counter trading of listed stocks …   English World dictionary

  • third market — Exchange listed securities trading in the OTC market. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary In the US, the trading of exchange listed securities on the OTC market by non exchange member broker dealers and institutional investors. Exchange Handbook… …   Financial and business terms

  • Third Market — Trading by non exchange member brokers/dealers and institutional investors of exchange listed stocks. In other words, the third market involves exchange listed securities that are being traded over the counter between brokers/dealers and large… …   Investment dictionary

  • third market — third′ mar′ket n. bus the over the counter market trading in listed stocks • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • third market — noun Etymology: so called in distinction from the organized exchanges and the market in unlisted securities : the over the counter market in listed securities compare fourth market herein …   Useful english dictionary

  • third market — noun Date: 1964 the over the counter market in listed securities …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Third Market — /θɜ:d mɑ:kɪt/ noun same as over the counter market …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • third market — Fin a market other than the main stock exchange in which stocks are traded …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • third market — See over the counter market …   Black's law dictionary

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