on the open market

on the open market

Available to be purchased or sold freely, without restrictions, to or by anyone. The FDA has begun ensuring that the controversial herbal supplement is no longer on the open market due to its harmful effects.
See also: market, on, open
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on the ˌopen ˈmarket

available to buy without any restrictions: Firearms are not freely available on the open market. OPPOSITE: the black market
See also: market, on, open
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Citing un-named banking sources, it said E.ON did not plan to sell the share on the open market because it would hurt Gazprom's share price and may worsen relations with its Russian partner; so a sale to a state company would be the most likely option.