Meaning of “ticker tape” in the English Dictionary

"ticker tape" in Business English

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ticker tapenoun [ U ]

uk us

COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET a system of messages that move across a screen on a website, television, etc., giving the latest information about a particular thing:

The home page has a ticker tape running continuously across the top.

IT, STOCK MARKET a computer system used by stock markets to send information about shares to investors so they can react immediately if there is anything they want to buy or sell:

On the ticker tape, the numbers reflect your price.

STOCK MARKET a system of printing stock market information on long, thin pieces of paper, used before computers to help investors make quick decisions:

(Definition of “ticker tape” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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