Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
alt. (context finance English) A market for trading short-term debt instruments, such as treasury bills, commercial paper, banker's acceptance, and certificate of deposit. n. (context finance English) A market for trading short-term debt instruments, such as treasury bills, commercial paper, banker's acceptance, and certificate of deposit.
n. a market for short-term debt instruments
As money became a commodity, the money market became a component of the financial markets for assets involved in short-term borrowing, lending, buying and selling with original maturities of one year or less. Trading in money markets is done over the counter and is wholesale.
There are several money market instruments, including treasury bills, commercial paper, bankers' acceptances, deposits, certificates of deposit, bills of exchange, repurchase agreements, federal funds, and short-lived mortgage- and asset-backed securities. The instruments bear differing maturities, currencies, credit risks, and structure and thus may be used to distribute exposure.
Money market may refer to:
- The money market, also known as financial market
- Money market account, a type of bank deposit account
- Money market fund, a type of mutual fund
- Qianshi Hutong in Beijing, also known as the Money Market
Usage examples of "money market".
Will the Quid be slapped about and gangbanged on the international money market?
He thought of the money market, after gold, as a sort of help- yourself cornucopia.
His family finance house is old and respectable, well established in the money market.
But the bank would credit the money to its overnight money market fund and earn approximately five and one half percent or seven thousand and, um, eighty-two dollars.
And the hectic 1870s, when eastern manufacturers controlled the nation, sending their finished products out on the new railroads at huge profits, buying their raw materials cheaply from the south and west, working their labor fourteen hours a day and controlling the money market to suit their purposes, were a heyday long remembered.
Their interest rates are a reflection of an artificially created money market with no relation to the cost of the service.
Micawber his arm, that he would be carried into the Money Market neck and heels.