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capital marketnoun [C]

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FINANCE, ECONOMICS the ​system of ​financialorganizations from which ​companies and ​governmentsraisemoneysellingstocks, ​bonds, etc. to ​investors: domestic/global/international capital markets Long-term ​interestrates, such as those on ​mortgages, are ​determined by ​globalcapitalmarkets. There has been a ​period of ​liquidity in the ​capitalmarket. The ​bonds will be ​sold on the ​capitalmarket. In the early 1990s the ​capitalmarket received a tremendous ​boost from ​policies of ​deregulation and ​liberalization.
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