Market can have several meanings in the financial world.
Generally, it is defined as a medium through which assets are traded, with their value determined by supply and demand.
“Market” can refer to:
- A broad grouping of assets (like the technology market) or an index
- A place – physical or nominal – that facilitates buying and selling of assets
- The price movements of financial assets as a whole (“the markets” or “financial markets”).
- The price at which an asset is being traded (the market price).