Market and Its Performance

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2012 AUTUMN SEMESTER ECONOMICS LECTURE REPORT MARKET AND ITS PERFORMANCE : MAIN ELEMENTS AND FUNCTIONS TEACHER: EDITOR: Assoc Prof Yalcin BORLU Rasa ZABARAUSKAITE CONTENTS 1) What’s a Market? 3 2) Types Of Markets 4 1. Financial Markets 4 1. Stock Market 4 2. Bond Market 4 3. Foreign Exchange Market 4 4. Predictive Markets 4 2. Physical markets 4 3. Virtual Markets 5 4. Auction Market 5 5. Market for Intermediate Goods 5 6. Black Markets 5 7. Knowledge Market 5 3. Organization Of Markets 5 4. Mechanisms of Markets 6 5. Study of Markets 7 6. Size Parameters 8 Sources 8 1) What’s a Market? A market is one of many varieties of systems, institutions,…show more content…
1. Stock Market A form of market where sellers and buyers exchange shares is called a stock market. 2. Bond Market A market place where buyers and sellers are engaged in the exchange of debt securities, usually in the form of bonds is called a bond market. A bond is a contract signed by both the parties where one party promises to return money with interest at fixed intervals. 3. Foreign Exchange Market In such type of market, parties are involved in trading of currency. In a foreign exchange market (also called currency market), one party exchanges one country’s currency with equivalent quantity of another currency. 4. Predictive Markets Predictive market is a set up where exchange of good or service takes place for future. The buyer benefits when the market goes up and is at a loss when the market crashes. 2. Physical markets Physical market is a set up where buyers can physically meet the sellers and purchase the desired merchandise from them in exchange of money. Shopping malls, department stores, retail stores are examples of physical markets. 3. Virtual Markets In such markets, buyers purchase goods and services through internet. In such a market the buyers and sellers do not meet or interact physically, instead the transaction is done through internet. Examples - Rediff shopping, eBay etc. 4. Auction Market In an auction market the seller sells his goods to one
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