WHAT IS Secondary markets - SECURITY LAW CONCEPT NOTES



Posted on 22-10-2015        By chetan



WHAT IS Secondary markets - SECURITY LAW CONCEPT NOTES The secondary market is the financial market for trading of securities that have already been issued in an initial private or public offering. In the secondary market, securities are sold by and transferred from one investor or speculator to another. The secondary market is where you can purchase securities from the seller as opposed to the issuer of such a security. Hence securities that are initially issued in the primary market by companies are traded on the secondary market. The secondary market comprises of broad segments such as Equity, Debt and Derivatives. Equity shares are the most widely traded form of securities. There are various ways in which equity shares are issued such as IPOs, rights issues and bonuses.


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