V adj

The 'close higher' group

These verbs are used when talking about the level of share prices or currencies. They are used with the adjectives higher and lower. Close, end, finish, and open are also used with firmer, weaker, and unchanged. These verbs are all link verbs (see Chapter 5).
Stocks closed lower on Wall Street today.
The pound edged higher against the dollar, to close up .15 cents at $1.68.
On Tuesday, London opened firmer on a technical bounce after Monday's broad decline.
  • close
  • creep
  • drift
  • edge
  • end
  • finish
  • inch
  • move
  • open
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