An improvement or upward trend, esp. in economic conditions or someone's fortunes
an upturn in the economy
an upward movement or trend as in business activity
(upturned) overturned: having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom; "an overturned car"; "the upset pitcher of milk"; "sat on an upturned bucket"
(1) A period of growth or rising economic activity, especially real GDP, but typically employment as well. (2) The transition of an economy from contraction to growth, also known as a trough of economic activity.
The best possible return which could have been calculated during a given time interval. It is expressed as a percentage value.