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stock exchange

n.
1. A place or system in which stocks, bonds, or other securities are bought and sold.
2. An association of stockbrokers who meet to buy and sell stocks and bonds according to fixed regulations.
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stock exchange

n (often capitals)
1. (Stock Exchange)
a. a highly organized market facilitating the purchase and sale of securities and operated by professional stockbrokers and market makers according to fixed rules
b. a place where securities are regularly traded
c. (as modifier): a stock-exchange operator; stock-exchange prices.
2. (Stock Exchange) the prices or trading activity of a stock exchange: the stock exchange fell heavily today.
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stock′ exchange`


n.
1. a place where stocks and other securities are bought and sold.
2. an association of brokers who transact business in stocks and bonds according to fixed rules.
[1765–75]
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stock exchange

A market where shares in companies are bought and sold by brokers on behalf of investors.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stock exchange - an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokersstock exchange - an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
fundamental analysis, fundamentals analysis - (stock exchange) the use of fundamentals as an investment strategy
technical analysis, technical analysis of stock trends - (stock exchange) analysis of past price changes in the hope of forecasting future price changes
curb market - a stock market for trading in securities not listed on the New York Stock Exchange
exchange - a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
OTC market, over-the-counter market - a stock exchange where securities transactions are made via telephone and computer rather than on the floor of an exchange
securities industry, market - the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
market analyst - an analyst of conditions affecting a market (especially the stock market)
bid price - (stock market) the price at which a broker is willing to buy a certain security
closing price - (stock market) the price of the last transaction completed during a day's trading session
offer price - (stock market) the price at which a broker is willing to sell a certain security
support level - (stock market) the price at which a certain security becomes attractive to investors
pyramid - (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases
P/E ratio, price-to-earnings ratio - (stock market) the price of a stock divided by its earnings
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Translations
بُورْصَةبورْصَه، السوق المالِيَّه
burzaburza cenných papírů
børshandelfondsbørs
arvopaperipörssi
burza
kauphöll
証券取引所
증권 거래소
borza
börs
ตลาดหลักทรัพย์
sàn giao dịch

stock exchange

n (Fin) → borsa valori
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

stock

(stok) noun
1. (often in plural) a store of goods in a shop, warehouse etc. Buy while stocks last!; The tools you require are in / out of stock (= available / not available).
2. a supply of something. We bought a large stock of food for the camping trip.
3. farm animals. He would like to purchase more (live) stock.
4. (often in plural) money lent to the government or to a business company at a fixed interest. government stock; He has $20,000 in stocks and shares.
5. liquid obtained by boiling meat, bones etc and used for making soup etc.
6. the handle of a whip, rifle etc.
adjective
common; usual. stock sizes of shoes.
verb
1. to keep a supply of for sale. Does this shop stock writing-paper?
2. to supply (a shop, farm etc) with goods, animals etc. He cannot afford to stock his farm.
ˈstockist noun
a person who stocks certain goods. These boots can be obtained from your local stockist.
stocks noun plural
1. the wooden framework upon which a ship is supported when being built, repaired etc.
2. formerly a wooden frame in which a criminal was fastened as a punishment.
ˈstockbroker noun
a person who buys and sells stocks and shares for others.
stock exchange
a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold.
stock market
a stock exchange, or the dealings on that.
ˈstockpile noun
a supply of goods or materials accumulated eg by a government in case of war or other emergency.
verb
to accumulate (a supply of this sort).
ˌstock-ˈstill adjective, adverb
motionless. He stood absolutely stock-still.
ˈstock-taking noun
a regular check of the goods in a shop, warehouse etc.
stock up
to accumulate a supply of (something). The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk.
take stock
to form an opinion (about a situation etc). Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).
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stock exchange

بُورْصَة burza cenných papírů børshandel Börse χρηματιστήριο bolsa de valores arvopaperipörssi bourse burza Borsa Valori 証券取引所 증권 거래소 effectenbeurs børs giełda papierów wartościowych bolsa de valores фондовая биржа börs ตลาดหลักทรัพย์ borsa sàn giao dịch 证券交易所
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