mover mov‧er [ˈmuːvə ǁ -ər] noun [countable] FINANCE
a share whose price has increased or decreased a lot in a particular period:

• It was one of today's major movers - up 10 to 468.

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mover UK US /ˈmuːvər/ noun [C]
STOCK MARKET a company whose shares go up or down in value during a particular period, often a particular day: »

Notable movers amongst the blue chips included three of the City's leading investment banks.

big/major/market mover »

The biggest mover in the leading index was the German telecoms giant, up 5.3p to 149.9p.

a company or person that does something new or makes something happen: »

The company was an early mover into online gambling.


He was portrayed as the main mover behind the dismissals.

US a company that transports furniture and other goods for companies or people when they go to a different place to work or live: »

The proposal does not address costs for hiring professional movers.

mover and shaker — Cf. mover and shaker
See also FIRST MOVER(Cf. ↑first mover), FIRST-MOVER ADVANTAGE(Cf. ↑first-mover advantage), LAST-MOVER ADVANTAGE(Cf. ↑last-mover advantage), SECOND-MOVER ADVANTAGE(Cf. ↑second-mover advantage)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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