in·​tra·​day | \ ˈin-trə-ˌdā How to pronounce intraday (audio) , -(ˌ)trä- \

Definition of intraday

: occurring in the course of a single day the market showed wide intraday fluctuations

Examples of intraday in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shares of Zoom fell sharply on the news, finishing the day almost 6% down from intraday highs. Spencer Neale, Washington Examiner, "Facebook bursts Zoom star with announcement of 50-person video chats," 24 Apr. 2020 The Dow industrials first crossed 29000 on an intraday basis Friday, before pulling back. Avantika Chilkoti, WSJ, "Dow Finishes Above 29000 as U.S., China Sign Trade Deal," 15 Jan. 2020 Stocks surged on the news, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both hitting intraday highs and the Dow rising nearly 1% to 27,292. Irina Ivanova, CBS News, "Hiring surged in October despite GM strike," 1 Nov. 2019 Use intraday highs and lows and the index was down 21.6%, for a new bear market. James Mackintosh, WSJ, "Calling Bull on the Longest Bull Market," 22 Aug. 2018 That compares with an intraday gain of 1.3 percent in March 9, 2006, when North Korea launched two short-range missiles. Luzi-ann Javier,, "Gold Less Prone to Turmoil as ETF Cash Eases Price Swings," 8 May 2017

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Intraday.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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in·​tra·​day | \ ˌin-trə-ˈdā How to pronounce intraday (audio) \

Legal Definition of intraday

: occurring in the course of a single day the intraday financing practices of Government securities dealersFederal Register

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