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stock marketnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstɑk ˌmɑr·kɪt/
the value of all investments that are traded: Rumors about the president’s illness caused the stock market to go down yesterday.
A stock market is also another word for a stock exchange.
(Definition of stock market from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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stock marketnoun [C]

(also stockmarket) uk   us   FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
the activity of buying and selling shares in particular companies, and the people and organizations involved in this: It's not a good time to invest in the stock market. The company is planning to float on the stock market. There are more than 2,000 firms listed on London's stock market. In a volatile stock market, the dull, worthy stocks are often the safest option.the stock market closes/opens The stock market closed 5.77% higher at 1,822.45 points.a stock market rises/falls The Japanese stock market fell over 100 points. The current stock market crash is the worst since the 1970s oil crisis. Returns on stock market investments declined.Asian/European/world etc. stock markets Corporate giants are still dominating world stock markets.
(Definition of stock market from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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