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Used in the context of general equities. Technically too low in price, and hence a technical correction is expected. Antithesis of overbought.
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In technical analysis, describing a security with too low a price. This means that the technical indicators on the security do not justify its current price. Technical analysts may recommend buying oversold securities, as they are due for a price correction. See also: Overbought.
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Of, relating to, or being a stock market that has declined rapidly and steeply in the recent past and is likely to exhibit short-term price increases in the near future. Determining whether a market is oversold is difficult and is subject to individual interpretation.
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A stock, a market sector, or an entire market may be described as oversold if it suddenly drops sharply in price, despite the fact that the country's economic outlook remains positive.

For technical analysts, an oversold market is poised for a price rise, since there would be few sellers left to push the price down further.

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LONDON, Dhu-AlHijjah 09, 1435, October 03, 2014, SPA -- Britain's top share index rebounded from "oversold" levels on Friday after suffering its sharpest daily drop in months, led up by low cost airline easyJet which hiked its guidance, Reuters reported.
It is thought that the price had fallen into 'oversold' territory based on the Relative Strength Index (RSI).
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However, foreign investors still oversold NT$11.7 billion of Taiwanese stocks yesterday (May 16), boosting their total oversold value to NT$67.8 billion so far this month.
Summary: LONDON - Euro zone blue chips turned positive by mid-session on Monday, bouncing back from oversold territory after a knee-jerk reaction to French and Greek elections results sent the market to 4-1/2 month lows in early trade.
He said that many scrips were at oversold position due to consecutive bearish trend like National Bank of Pakistan (NBP).