Meaning of “money market” in the English Dictionary

"money market" in American English

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money marketnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmʌn·i ˌmɑr·kɪt/

the system in which banks and other similar organizations buy, sell, lend, or borrow money for profit

(Definition of “money market” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"money market" in Business English

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money marketnoun


[ 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.

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

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