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up·tick

 (ŭp′tĭk′)
n.
1. An increase, especially a small or incremental one: last week's uptick in interest rates.
2. A transaction in a stock market executed at a price above the previous transaction for the same security.

[From the indication of a rise in price of a stock by a plus sign on boards above stock market stations.]
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uptick

(ˈʌptɪk)
n
a rise or increase
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up•tick

(ˈʌpˌtɪk)

n.
1. a rise or improvement, esp. in business.
2. a slight rise or rising trend in the stock market.
[1950–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uptick - a transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transactionuptick - a transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transaction
transaction, dealing, dealings - the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"
downtick - a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction
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Other issues of immediate concern were to consider uptick rule on blank sales in the deliverable future market and allowing mutual funds to partially avail the borrowing limit currently allowed for redemption only for investing in the market.
They considered the uptick rule for blank sales in the deliverable futures market, removal of practical difficulties concerning the use of F8 window and allowing mutual funds to partially avail the borrowing limit currently allowed for redemption, only for investing in the market.
Since Beyond Meat shares were already down more than 10% on Wednesday when the offering pricing news was announced, short sellers had their hands tied due to the uptick rule.
To avoid the downward pressure on stock prices, the uptick rule (the last price before shorting must not be below the previous price) can be implemented.
To prevent a naked short, the SEC instituted Rule 10a-1 in 1938, also known as the "Uptick Rule" (Alexander & Peterson, 1999).
For example, when the SEC launched the repeal of its off-board trading bar, (7) and also when it considered eliminating the uptick rule for short selling, (8) it did so on a limited basis that permitted evidence of costs and benefits to be gathered.
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In a dramatic reversal on February 24, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 to adopt SEC Rule 201 (the "Alternative Uptick Rule") in response to the Great Recession of 2008.
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Around 10% of all equity trading volumes in Japan are short sales, but PTSs do not currently support the uptick rule imposed by Japan's regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) -- which prohibits short selling "at prices no higher than the latest market price" -- and so cannot execute this business.
Short-selling on the Athens bourse must still meet an uptick rule and be flagged.
This alternative uptick rule is designed to restrict short selling from further driving down the price of a stock that has dropped more than 10 per cent in one day.