What is the definition of 'equity market'?
In relation to stock-exchange, an equity market refers to a public entity through which company shares (or stock) is bought and sold depending on the basic economic principle of supply and demand.
Capital market is a market for long-term debt and equity shares. In this market, the capital funds comprising of both equity and debt are issued and traded. This also includes private placement sources of debt and equity as well as organized markets like stock exchanges. Capital market includes financial instruments with more than one year maturity.