depressed market

depressed market
market in which supply overwhelms demand, leading to weak and lower prices. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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depressed market UK US noun [C]
ECONOMICS, COMMERCE the situation when the price of a product is low because an industry is producing a large supply of its product but has a lower than usual number of buyers: »

The company has struggled with a surge in wood pulp and energy costs and a depressed market for paper products.

STOCK MARKET a financial market in which more people are selling shares than are buying shares: »

The depressed market chipped 2p off the company's net asset value per share last year.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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