The financial market is the totality of all markets on which you can trade capital.

The money market

The money market is that part of the financial market on which people can trade short-term money market papers. These include, for example, overnight and time deposits and investments with a maximum term of one year. The main players in the money market include banks, insurance companies and fund companies, with the central bank being the main player. This is because this affects the supply and demand of money, for example by providing additional money.