Secondary capital markets

The market where existing securities are traded among investors. Secondary markets are important because they provide liquidity and price information.

The trading of securities in the secondary market has encouraged the development of market structures to facilitate trading. The structures can be classified according to when securities are traded, and how they are traded.

When‘ – Call market, Continuous market

How’Quote-driven Market, Order-driven Market, Brokered Market

Compare: Primary capital markets

Also Known As:
Secondary markets
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