Call Money Market

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Definition: Call Money Market



Full Definition of Call Money Market


Call money market refers to the mechanism which allows both dealers and brokers to borrow funds to invest. The funds are used either to provide finance for purchasing securities which can be added to the investment firm’s portfolio or as a resource for covering the margin accounts of the clients of the firm.

The call money market offers a means of securing finance for credit needs. The chief option for securing finance is the call money loan. Generally short term loans, these loans are used for transactions between banks or with other dealers of money markets. Secured and unsecured call money loans are available.

The call money market does not have direct participation by investors. The brokerage firms work for particular clients to access the market. The call money market works at the international level. The brokerage firms, acquainted with the rules and regulations prevalent in different countries, help clients to transact.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Call Money Market are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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