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In Market catches breath after record pace I can see a huge variety of euphemisms for share price rises and falls.
Let's categorise them ...Falls
That's quite a swag of terms. Each one holds some connotations - like "reversed" would imply that the stock price had gone down soon after a rise. But ultimately aren't these words all talking about the same thing - the share price dropped? I wonder if there's any meaning in those words or if the author simply has a list of synonyms and chooses them at random, for variety.
The whole article could have been written much more compactly with a 4-column table: the share name, the closing price, the number of cents up or down, and the surmised reason for the change, if any.