Meaning of “capital market” in the English Dictionary

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capital marketnoun [ C ]

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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.
There has been a period of liquidity in the capital market.
The bonds will be sold on the capital market.
In the early 1990s the capital market received a tremendous boost from policies of deregulation and liberalization.

(Definition of “capital market” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)