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English definition of “depressed market”

depressed market

noun [C]
 
 
ECONOMICS, COMMERCE the situation when the price of a product is low because an industry is producing a large supply of its product but has a lower than usual number of buyers: The company has struggled with a surge in wood pulp and energy costs and a depressed market for paper products.
STOCK MARKET a financial market in which more people are selling shares than are buying shares: The depressed market chipped 2p off the company's net asset value per share last year.
(Definition of depressed market from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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