Definition of uptrend in English:

uptrend

noun

  • An upward tendency, especially a rise in economic value:

    ‘the uptrend in sales and profits is expected to be sustained in the October-March period’
    • ‘Yet despite the uptrend in demand, the economy seems in little danger of overheating.’
    • ‘An uptrend is observed: the figures for January 2000 are 28.8 per cent and 16.1 per cent, respectively.’
    • ‘Most experts expected a three to five per cent drop in advertising spend this year - the third in a row - before signs of an uptrend emerge towards the end of next year.’
    • ‘The short-term uptrend also remains intact and there's no terribly compelling reason to believe that it has run its course.’
    • ‘It is unlikely that with inflation on an uptrend in the current year, Government would consider any lowering of interest rates.’
    • ‘In this case, the uptrend is likely nearing its end.’
    • ‘Leading the uptrend has been the production of high-tech gear.’
    • ‘Consumers are eating outside the home more often, they are eating healthier foods, and per capita incomes are increasing, causing the uptrend in restaurant numbers.’
    • ‘Wine consumption is in a sharp uptrend in America.’
    • ‘Despite the political uncertainty created by the dissolution of Parliament and the usual market fluctuations, stock prices have maintained a clear uptrend in 1999.’
    • ‘It was high in June, at 9.04 per cent year on year, and on an uptrend.’
    • ‘We are clearly on an uptrend and there is no going back.’
    • ‘These uptrends and downtrends can persist for a long while.’
    • ‘Most investors, once invested in an uptrend, will stay there looking for any weakness in the ride up, which is the indicator needed to jump off and take the profit.’
    • ‘I'm merely acknowledging the obvious: stocks are in an uptrend.’
    • ‘That uptrend is a big plus for the price outlook because fierce global competition will help to limit - although not negate - the rise in pricing power among American companies this year.’
    • ‘It is therefore too early to conclude the present uptrend is sustainable.’
    • ‘Little in the outlook should change those uptrends.’
    • ‘One reason why current production has not matched the uptrend in consumer demand is that much of the spending is being satisfied by goods already in inventory.’
    • ‘An uptrend in mortgage interest rates will cause some slowing of the sales pace but we forecast 2006 to be the second highest year on record.’

Pronunciation

uptrend

/ˈʌptrɛnd/