Can "the stock markets" ever be in plural?

Discussion in 'English Only' started by EdisonBhola, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. EdisonBhola Senior Member

    Hi all, when referring specifically to the stock market in USA, the one in UK, the one in China, and others, can I use the plural "the stock markets" to refer to them?

    I tried to find the answer from Google, and apparently, it's either "the stock market" or "stock markets". I can't find examples of "the stock markets".

    Many thanks!
  2. sound shift

    sound shift Senior Member

    Derby (central England)
    English - England

    It will depend on precisely what you want to say. Do you have a sentence in mind?
  3. EdisonBhola Senior Member

    The stock markets have been very unstable over the past several weeks. :)
  4. Glasguensis

    Glasguensis Signal Modulation

    English - Scotland
    Yes, that is a perfectly possible sentence.
  5. donallen

    donallen Member

    New Jersey
    English - United States
    Yup, EdisonBhola your sentence is perfect.
  6. EdisonBhola Senior Member

    Thank you!

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