We’re going to discuss many roles of financial markets here, including:
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Financial markets overview
Whether it’s tech entrepreneurs raising billions or pensioners enjoying comfortable retirements, the benefits of a highly functioning financial market ecosystem should be equitable.
Financial markets have a significant impact on our daily lives in many ways; it’s not just about how we directly engage with markets as traders and investors.
You might question the function and value of financial markets: you just witness stock markets rise and fall, and hear mentions of closing market prices on radio and television news programmes but often feel detached from the activity.
You might even believe financial markets don’t affect you but they do have a vital role to play in more ways than you’d think.
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