loser los‧er \Added because 'gainer' is in. [ˈluːzə ǁ -ər] noun [countable] FINANCE
a share that decreases in value on a particular day of trading on a stockmarket:

• Automakers were among the biggest losers this week, hurt by news about reduced production schedules.

— compare gainer

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loser UK US /ˈluːzər/ noun
[plural] shares that lose value on a particular day: »

On the London Stock Exchange, losers beat gainers 1,353 to 823.

[C] a person or company that is at a disadvantage because of their particular situation: »

In every deal, there are winners and losers.

the big/main/real losers »

The real losers will be the independent pharmacists who cannot buy in bulk and pass on the savings to customers.

Compare WINNER(Cf. winner)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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