stock exchange

noun

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 in a Sentence

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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Recent Examples on the Web The first major cryptocurrency company to list its shares on a U.S. stock exchange, Coinbase is a platform that allows people and companies to buy and sell various digital currencies, including Bitcoin, for a transaction fee. New York Times, 20 Dec. 2021 On other topics, Shen was upbeat about the outlook for China’s new stock exchange, to be located in Beijing. Russell Flannery, Forbes, 2 Nov. 2021 In May, online services marketplace GetNinjas made its debut on Brazil’s stock exchange. Vinod Sreeharsha, WSJ, 31 Oct. 2021 SPACs are essentially shell companies that allow groups of investors to raise money, list on a stock exchange, and then quickly take a private company public in a way that bypasses the rigorous process of a traditional IPO. Washington Post, 22 Oct. 2021 State-run e-Finance is listing on Egypt’s stock exchange while Fawry for Banking & Payment Technology Services has just made its first foreign deal. Tarek El-tablawy, Bloomberg.com, 15 Oct. 2021 As of last week, SenseTime was planning to price shares between 3.85 and 3.99 Hong Kong dollars, or roughly 50 cents apiece, according to a stock exchange filing. Michelle Toh, CNN, 13 Dec. 2021 Germany’s HomeToGo celebrated its debut on the Frankfurt stock exchange on Wednesday via a special purpose acquisition vehicle, a blank check firm. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 22 Sep. 2021 The company hoped to regain some of its momentum this year by listing its shares on the stock exchange. New York Times, 6 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of stock exchange

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stock exchange was in 1773

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Last Updated

10 Jan 2022

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“Stock exchange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stock%20exchange. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for stock exchange

stock exchange

noun

English Language Learners Definition of stock exchange

: a system or place where shares of various companies are bought and sold

stock exchange

noun

Legal Definition of stock exchange

1 : a place where security trading is conducted on an organized system
2 : an association or group of people organized to provide an auction market among themselves for the purchase and sale of securities

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