Definition of market price in English:

market price


  • The price of a commodity when sold in a given market.

    ‘the world market price for nonfat dry milk’
    • ‘No profit-maximizing firm would sell below the market price; to do so would mean needlessly giving up revenue.’
    • ‘Prior to the exercise date the warrant can be bought or sold on the market at the then market price.’
    • ‘Those funds are good buys when their market price is at a discount to their net asset value.’
    • ‘If the housing is to be private, how are they going to prevent the owners from selling at the market price?’
    • ‘Alternatively, internal transfers of coal could be made at cost price or at market price.’
    • ‘A monopolist can determine the market price for its product and can be described as a price maker rather than a price taker.’
    • ‘They will explain to you why the market price of a commodity rises above or sinks below its value, but they can never account for the value itself.’
    • ‘Those profits are calculated from the difference between the current market price and original purchase price of those shares.’
    • ‘Then the buyers viewed the birds and struck a price, always a market price.’
    • ‘More information means better decision making and a more accurate market price.’
    • ‘Why the huge gap between the monopoly patent protected price and the competitive market price?’
    • ‘This position is therefore misvalued, as it is not held at market price rather at theoretical price.’
    • ‘They now have the chance to sell their shares at a 25% above the market price.’
    • ‘In the past this strike price was usually much lower than the market price.’
    • ‘The exercise price will initially be set at the market price on the date of the option.’
    • ‘On top of this, the market price of these commodities frequently drops below the cost of producing them.’
    • ‘Currently foreign traders buy sugar based on the commodity's London market price.’
    • ‘They're most valuable when the exercise price is well below the current market price.’
    • ‘Other stock-based grants were valued using the market price on the date of grant.’
    • ‘We want to make sure they're contributing and their efforts are recoverable in our market price.’


market price

/ˈmärkət ˌprīs/