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Stock market

Also called the equity market, the market for trading equities.

Stock Exchange

A place, whether physical or electronic, where stocks, bonds, and/or derivatives in listed companies are bought and sold. A stock exchange may be a private company, a non-profit, or a publicly-traded company (some exchanges have shares that trade on their own floors). A stock exchange provides a regulated place where brokers and companies may meet in order to make investments on neutral ground. The concept traces its roots back to medieval France and the Low Countries, where agricultural goods were traded for cash or debt. Most countries have a main exchange and many also have smaller, regional exchanges. A stock exchange is also called a bourse or simply an exchange.

Stock market.

A stock market may be a physical place, sometimes known as a stock exchange, where brokers gather to buy and sell stocks and other securities.

The term is also used more broadly to include electronic trading that takes place over computer and telephone lines. In fact, in many markets around the world, all stock trading is handled electronically.

stock market

a MARKET that deals in the buying and selling of company stocks and shares and government bonds. See STOCK EXCHANGE for further details.
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However, the effect of exchange rate fluctuations on the share market will depend on whether the constituent firms are preponderantly net exporters or net importers, whether they own foreign subsidiaries and whether they hedge against exchange rate fluctuations.
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We assume that today the Russian share market might continue dropping against the background of the foreign exchange grounds drop.
Considering the positive foreign news background and improvement of the situation with debt problems of Greece, we expect upping of investors activity and Russian share market.
Totally the Russian share market was in the green zone.
7% of the Fund's per share market price on an annualized basis.
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Those risks and uncertainties include the following: the total market capitalization of PTC common stock (the aggregate value of all PTC common stock at the then market price) after the reverse stock split may not be equal to or greater than the total market capitalization before the reverse stock split, and the per share market price of PTC common stock following the reverse stock split may not equal or exceed a price in direct proportion to the reduction in the number of shares of PTC common stock outstanding before the reverse stock split (for example, based on the closing market price of PTC common stock on January 23, 2006 of $6.
On Wednesday the Russian share market continued climbing, despite the relatively neutral foreign background.
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