Stock market is the market where equities / shares of the companies are been traded similar to the fruit market where fruits are been traded. Stock market is a market where everyone who intends to buy or sell shares comes together. For example: You can’t opt to buy or sell Infosys shares without stock market. There is no other market who can sell or purchase shares of the company. So if you wish to seller a share, stock market facilitates you to meet the buyer and vice versa. Unlike other Super market or fruit market, Shares are presented in electronic form and safeguarded in demat account. One can access market through internet and perform buying or selling of equities. Equity investments are one of the best investments to beat the inflation rate.