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English definition of “advancer”

advancer

noun [C]
 
 
/ədˈvɑːnsər/ US   /ədˈvænsər/ STOCK MARKET
a share that increases in price over a particular period, or a company whose shares increase in price over a particular period: Decliners outnumber advancers by 19 to 13 on the Nasdaq and by 20 to 13 on the NYSE. →  Compare decliner →  See also advancing share
(Definition of advancer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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