business English - describing charts 2

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When describing an uptrend (see image), we can use go up, increase, or rise.

go up: english phrases

  • from September 2016  to April 2017, the price of Bitcoin rose steadily
  • the price of Bitcoin went up / increased steadily

  • the price remained stable from May to July

go up - soar - shoot up - business english

  • it increased dramatically from October to December
  • it shot up from October to December
  • it soared from October to December


When predicting future prices, you can use will or going to.

  • I think the price will continue going down
  • I think the price is going to go back up

Look at how we talk about percentages in English:

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