• Refers to trading in the secondary market following a new securities issuance.


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 Effective date: In an interest rate swap, the date the swap begins accruing interest.Is the day that a new issue begins trading in the secondary market. This marks the transition from the initial issuance or Primary Market to the Aftermarket or Secondary Market.

 Secondary market: A market made for the purchase and sale of outstanding issues following the initial distribution.The market that allows the owner of a previously created financial security to sell this security, to buy more of this or other securities, or for a buyer to express an interest in acquiring a financial security.The market in which previously issued securities are traded.A market in which an investor purchases an asset from another investor rather than the issuing corporation. An example is the New York Stock Exchange. All stock exchanges are part of the Secondary Market, where investors buy securities from other investors (as opposed to an issuing company). See also: Primary Market.Is the Aftermarket or the status for trades after an initial public offering (IPO). See Initial Public Offering.The market where securities are traded after they are initially offered in the primary market. Most trading is done in the secondary market. The New York stock Exchange, as well as all other stock exchanges, the bond markets, etc., are secondary markets. Seasoned securities are traded in the secondary market.

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