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English definition of “money market”

money market

noun     FINANCE
[C] a market for borrowing and lending money for short periods between banks and other financial organizations : in/on the money market Higher lending rates between banks will make it less profitable for investors to raise funds in the money market . The bigger the bank , the cheaper it is to borrow on the money market . The low-interest rate environment has diminished returns for money markets , bonds , and other non-stock investments . The Bundesbank has lowered a key money-market rate in each of the past three weeks . → Compare capital market
[U] the activity of buying and selling currencies : The software is essential for anyone engaged in money market transactions .
(Definition of money market noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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