stock market Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “stock market” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of stock market from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stock market" in American English

See all translations

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)

"stock market" in Business English

See all translations

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)
What is the pronunciation of stock market?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
by ,
May 18, 2016
by Kate Woodford We all need words and phrases for saying that things are good or great – that we find them nice or very nice. This post aims to give you more ways to say that you like, or really like, something. Starting with a very frequent adjective; lovely is used a lot in UK English

Read More 

Word of the Day

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More