Some people really get confused between stock market and Financial Markets but they are not completely the same. In simple words a Stock market is a place where stocks, bonds, options and futures, and commodities are traded. Buyers and sellers exchange trade together via platform provided by stock exchange through computers. Trades are done during specific hours on business days Monday Friday.
Unfortunately, the answer to this simple question is rather complicated, and can not readily be summed up in one sentence. Indeed, many traders may be hard pushed to articulate exactly what a stock market is and the purpose it serves, even after years of serious trading. In this article, we are going to attempt to clear up the ambiguity, and offer a direct and succinct answer to this most foundational of trading questions.