Definition of money market in English:

money market

noun

  • The trade in short-term loans between banks and other financial institutions:

    [as modifier] ‘money-market deposits’
    • ‘A money market fund's net asset value is also determined at the end of each day.’
    • ‘Deciding how to choose the right stock, mutual fund, or even a money market account is also a challenge.’
    • ‘The major money market mutual funds also deserve consideration as a possible crisis shelter for funds.’
    • ‘You can stash your IRA contribution in a money market fund and decide how to invest it later, Carney says.’
    • ‘Consequently, this will reinforce the lowering of the interest rate in the money market by the central bank.’
    • ‘The money market earns higher interest rates than their savings bank and credit union accounts.’
    • ‘Rates on bank CDs and money market mutual funds, which follow short-term interest rates, fell, too.’
    • ‘Think of the dividend yield just like the yield on your money market account or CD.’
    • ‘If that level ever equals zero, put all your assets in a Treasury money market fund and sleep well.’
    • ‘A typical money market fund will invest in fixed deposits, other high income earning securities and to a lesser extent in bonds.’
    • ‘In general, as long as the bonds earn more than a money market rate - plus expenses - the funds can best the index.’
    • ‘This is seen as a move by the central bank to control the money market and excess speculative activity in the forex market.’
    • ‘You pick up an extra point of yield switching from a money-market fund to a short-term bond fund.’
    • ‘The Reserve Bank is a regulatory body, not a money market dealer.’
    • ‘The cash rate is the interest rate which applies to trading between financial institutions on the overnight money market.’
    • ‘It is never a bad idea to keep a portion of your invested assets in cash, or short-term money-market securities.’
    • ‘International money market managers and investment banks went on a lending binge from 1993 to 1996.’
    • ‘It will also infuriate the rating agencies like nothing else, and, of course if would spoil all the fun for the money market speculators.’
    • ‘That said, most funds adopt a specific investment philosophy that relates to a particular money market instrument.’
    • ‘Current money market rates are regularly quoted in the financial press.’
    stock exchange, money market, bourse
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Pronunciation:

money market

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