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free market


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1 A market that is free from government interference, prices rising and falling in accordance with supply and demand.

2 A security that is widely traded on a stock exchange, there being sufficient stock on offer for the price to be uninfluenced by availability.

3 A foreign-exchange market that is free from influence on rates by governments, rates being free to rise and fall in accordance with supply and demand.

Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.


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