Simple Definition of stock exchange
: a system or place where shares of various companies are bought and sold
Full Definition of stock exchange
1 : a place where security trading is conducted on an organized system
2 : an association of people organized to provide an auction market among themselves for the purchase and sale of securities
Examples of stock exchange
domestic and international stock exchanges
Shares of the company were trading at $20 on the New York Stock Exchange.
He works as a stockbroker on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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