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open market

noun [S]
 
 
ECONOMICS
an economic system where there are no rules about how much of something people can buy and sell: The EU is meant to be an open market, with no restrictions on purchases and sales within its borders.
FINANCE a situation in which a country's central bank buys and sells in a financial market to increase or reduce the money supply (= the amount of money in an economy): When a central bank conducts open market operations, conditions in the financial sector could be affected.
Translations of “open market”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開市場, 自由市場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开市场, 利伯维尔场…
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