Definition of make a market in English:

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make a market

Finance Take part in active dealing in particular shares or other assets.
Example sentences
  • The stock is mainly held by the Burke family and some insiders, but a single broker in Alexandria does make a market in it, and five years ago Testa got his hands on some shares.
  • But once the investment banks dropped coverage of these companies, their trading departments stopped making a market in their stock and liquidity dried up.
  • If a source is a sell-side analyst covering a stock for a broker who makes a market in that stock, and the source says ‘buy,’ you discount it.
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