There are several types of financial markets. They are money markets, capital markets, listed vs. OTC markets, primary vs. secondary markets, real estate markets, stock markets, and bond markets. You can read about the Financial Market – Functions, Features, Difference between Money and Capital Market in the given link.
Without financial markets, growth opportunities for investments, trade, and commerce would be greatly reduced. The basic function of financial markets is to facilitate efficient allocation of assets and capital in a financial economy.
- Capital Markets – Types, Examples, Features, Structure, Functions, and Advantages
- Demand and Supply – Concepts of Economy for UPSC
Fiscal Policy in India – Objectives, Components, Fiscal Consolidation, FRBM Act, 2003