Meaning of “uptick” in the English Dictionary

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"uptick" in Business English

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uk /ˈʌptɪk/ us

[ C or U ] an increase in something:

uptick in sth We can see some uptick in activity in the marketplace.

[ C ] STOCK MARKET, FINANCE a price or offer on a share that is higher than the previous price at which the share was sold:

Even after yesterday's uptick, the shares remain more than 40% below their peak a year ago.


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