decliner de‧clin‧er [dɪˈklaɪnə ǁ -ər] noun [countable usually plural]
FINANCE a share that falls in value on a particular day of trading on a stockmarket; = DECLINING SHAREs:

• Dotcom shares were the exchange's biggest decliner of the session.

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decliner UK US /dɪˈklaɪnər/ noun [C]
STOCK MARKET a share that falls in price over a particular period, or a company whose shares fall in price over a particular period: »

The shares are the biggest decliner in U.S. trading today.


The company was the heaviest blue-chip decliner, down 17.25p to 200.75p.

Compare ADVANCER(Cf. ↑advancer), DECLINING SHARE(Cf. ↑declining share)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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