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A downward trend; a downturn.

down′trend′ v.
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(Economics) another word for downturn
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a downward or declining tendency.
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A usually swift downward trend, as in prices:
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[ˈdaʊnˌtrend] N (Econ) → tendencia f a la baja
in or on a downtrenden baja
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The KSE-100 index resumed the downtrend to close at 30,521 (-829 points).
'Philippine drug problem on the downtrend' !-- -- Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) - June 1, 2019 - 12:00am TOKYO The drug menace in the Philippines is on a downtrend, President Duterte said just two months after he claimed that the problem has worsened because of the entry of international drug cartels.
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Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Benchmark indices continued their downtrend on Thursday with energy stocks taking a beating after crude oil prices started rising in global markets.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recorded more than 9,000 deaths in 2018 but a top police official said the figure is on a downtrend compared to two preceding years.
House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo lauded on Saturday the inflation downtrend, saying government agencies must act swiftly on implementing programs that would benefit Filipinos.
Therefore, the long-term downtrend that began off the 2014 highs has signalled a bearish continuation.
But we know that the 'downtrend' will not last for long.
The 3k initial claims bounce to 213k in the fourth week of August reversed the three-week downtrend to a lean 210k in the BLS survey week from 219k in late July.
The rupee downtrend persisted on Wednesday pushing the dollar to its highest level at Rs110.45 and Rs110.55 in the past four years.
That this move enabled the firm to beat average industry utilization rates and enjoy the global downtrend in coal prices.