- (Commerce) the act or an instance of selling something, esp an industry owned by the state, or a company's shares
There is a possibility of a sell-off in next week's stock market.
The brutal sell-off in stocks came after a chaotic sell-off on Wall Street overnight triggered by an abrupt spike in investor concern ...
The sell-off gained momentum on Monday, with the S&P 500 index and Dow Jones Industrial Average both shedding more than 4 per cent by the close.
A heavy overnight sell-off for Chinese stocks and bonds helped keep their European counterparts in check...