stock marketnoun [ C ]uk /ˈstɒk ˌmɑː.kɪt/ us /ˈstɑːk ˌmɑːr.kɪt/
C1 a stock exchange
- Investors were seriously worried when the stock market began to crash.
- The stock market crash marked the start of a severe depression.
- The company's shares dived by 90p to 165p on the stock market yesterday.
- The company's results are in line with stock market expectations.
- The stock market moved ahead slightly in active trading today.