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On an exchange, a transaction in which a security was traded at the higher price than its previous trade. Some regulations and rules on exchanges only permit certain transactions following an uptick or a zero-plus tick, though some, such as the short sale rule, have become obsolete with increased digitalization of the market. An uptick is also called a plus tick.


An upward price movement for a security transaction compared with the preceding transaction of the same security. Also called plus tick. Compare downtick.


An uptick is the smallest possible incremental increase in a security's price, which, for stocks, is one cent. So when there's an uptick in a stock selling at $20.25 cents, the new price is $20.26 cents.

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Researchers found that roughly after every 32 years there was an uptick in the number of significant earthquakes worldwide.
The uptick in the growth of infrastructure/construction goods to a 56 month high benefitted from the double-digit expansion in steel and cement output.
Comment: The current business friendly stance at the FDA is unlikely to change next year, while M and A could see an uptick, driven by big pharma and big biotech's need to re-stock pipelines and US tax reforms, according to EP Vantage
As Opec decided to extend output cuts, there is greater likelihood for more oil to be taken out of the market which should lead to higher probability for oil prices to stick to current levels and eventually see a higher uptick later in 2018," John Sfakianakis, director of economic research at the Gulf Research Centre in Riyadh told Gulf News.
He cautioned that paying attention to the uptick in construction costs and the inclusion of VAT may put a strain on margins, but there are ways to maintain long-term success.
Germany's diesel scrappage theme could provide a short-term uptick to sales but is unlikely to stop the longer-term decline in market share.
With the Navy also reporting this week similar upticks in oxygen-related incidents on F/A-18 and T-45 aircraft, it is important to consider the safety of all of our flight programs and ensure the well-being of our aviators.
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Asia-Pacific and most other parts of the world saw an uptick in travel in January, according to data from the International Air Transport Association.
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The tech service desk for the House of Representatives is warning members of an uptick in ransomware, according to an email described by TechCrunch .
You know, when you've got British, when you've got people, born and bred in Cardiff, with British passports, going out to fight for Isil, don't be surprised if there isn't an uptick in concern.