Capital market

The market for trading long-term debt instruments (those that mature in more than one year). The New York Times Financial Glossary

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capital market UK US noun [C]
FINANCE, ECONOMICS the system of financial organizations from which companies and governments raise money selling stocks, bonds, etc. to investors: domestic/global/international capital markets »

Long-term interest rates, such as those on mortgages, are determined by global capital markets.

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There has been a period of liquidity in the capital market.

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The bonds will be sold on the capital market.

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In the early 1990s the capital market received a tremendous boost from policies of deregulation and liberalization.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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