A market for a financial instrument, in which buyers and sellers find each other and create or exchange financial assets. Sometimes these are organized in a particular place and/or institution, but often they exist more broadly through communication among dispersed buyers and sellers, including banks, over long distances.
Financial Market is a broad market where buyers and sellers to exchange various types of financial securities or products that comprise financial securities. Financial Markets serve various purposes to a variety of individuals and corporations. Such markets facilitate investments and purchase of assets. They also facilitate handling of various risks. The financial markets can be divided into different subtypes
Market for the exchange of capital and credit in the economy. Financial markets include the stock market, bond market, commodities market, and foreign exchange market. Financial markets may also be categorized as either money markets or capital markets. Money markets deal in short term debt instruments whereas capital markets trade in long term debt and equity instruments. See: Debt Instrument; Money Market
In economics a financial market is a mechanism that allows people to easily buy and sell (trade) financial securities (such as stocks and bonds), commodities (such as precious metals or agricultural goods), and other fungible items of value at low transaction costs and at prices that reflect efficient markets.