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Types of Financial Markets

An Overview of the Different Types of Financial Markets

This post will help you gain an insight into the different types of financial markets present in the world, as part of your Prelim Economics course. There are many types of financial markets across the globe, with each playing a significant role in the domestic and world economy. Types of financial markets include:

  • Consumer credit;
  • Housing loans;
  • Business loans;
  • The short-term money market;
  • The bond market;
  • The market for financial futures; and
  • The foreign exchange market.

The video below looks at some of these markets in more detail.