Definition of “ticker” - English Dictionary

“ticker” in British English

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tickernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtɪk.ər/ us /ˈtɪk.ɚ/

ticker noun [ C ] (HEART)

informal a heart

ticker noun [ C ] (SCREEN)

a moving area on a screen that shows changing information such as news or share prices:

A stock ticker runs along the screen, so that you can check your portfolio.

(Definition of “ticker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“ticker” in Business English

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tickernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtɪkər/ us // informal STOCK MARKET

also stock ticker an electronic screen that shows share prices on a particular stock market:

A stock ticker runs along one wall, so that you can check your portfolio.

also ticker symbol the letters that are used to refer to a company's shares on a stock market:

SepraChem Sterling trades on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol SEST.

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

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