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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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a rise or increase
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1. a rise or improvement, esp. in business.
2. a slight rise or rising trend in the stock market.
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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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Broken down, amortization of P30.304 billion showed an expansion of 548.3 percent from the P4.674 billion made last year; while interest payments of P23.536 billion posted a slight uptick of 1.6 percent from last year's P23.172 billion.
'We think that the central bank in the Philippines will cut interest rates for a second consecutive meeting on Thursday, despite a recent uptick in inflation in May,' London-based Capital Economics said in a June 14 report.
As a result of this uptick, an 85 per cent drop in the number of visitors to Dubai Chamber's service centres was recorded over the same period as customers shifted towards smart services to complete their transactions.
Summary: Stockholm [Sweden], April 29 (ANI): Spotify recorded an uptick in its monthly active users in Q1, 2019 at 217 million after a 26 per cent growth.
Bullion surged by a notable 1.6%, or Rs1,100 per tola, to a record high, in line with the uptick in international markets, where it recovered by a staggering $16 an ounce (31.1 grams) to a 10-month high of $1,344 per ounce.