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gain ground against (something)

In finance, especially regarding currency, to increase in value in comparison to something else. With Europe's economy still struggling to recover, the US Dollar continued to gain ground against the Euro on Friday.
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In a televised speech last August, US President Donald Trump had promised a stepped-up military campaign against Taliban insurgents who have gained ground against the US-backed Afghan government while he also singled out Pakistan for harbouring militants.
It has been a while since AMD last gained ground against NVIDIA in the GPU market but it looks like the winds of change is blowing in AMD's favor as the company's market share jumps up, based on second-quarter figures.
The dollar gained ground against other major world currencies.
After having gained ground against the US dollar which went down from 1.9900 TD to 1.9650 TD on April 14, 2015, the Tunisian dinar once again fell back against the US currency which closes the day of April 15 at 1.9840 TD, Tustex reports.
Meanwhile, the Euro gained ground against the USD, trading up 1.00 percent at USD 1.2786.
The yen also gained ground against the euro, in tandem with its rise against the dollar.
Summary: The yen gained ground against other major currencies Tuesday after political opposition surfaced to a ...
The pound gained ground against the dollar and the euro at 1.65 and 1.11 respectively.
Oil prices have steadily declined since last week, as the dollar has gained ground against the euro.
The pound gained ground against the dollar despite the retail figures, trading above 1.52 against the greenback at one point.
The US Dollar gained ground against most forex majors as stocks slumped nearly 2% across Asian exchanges on concerns that the recent rally has taken prices too high relative to expected earnings.
"We have gained ground against the different security threats by derailing their capabilities to wage [war] and [inflict] damage on life and property," Yano said.
But the tunnel gained ground against the ferries on lorry traffic, notching up a 19 per cent increase against the average rise of 16 per cent.
Despite its slight depreciation against the dollar, which was traded on Wednesday at 1.9595 TD (against 1.9560 TD on March 17), the Tunisian dinar has obviously gained ground against the US currency, compared to the historic fall of March 11, when it reached, for the first time, the level of 2.003 TD, the source added.
The dollar gained ground against the currencies of major U.S.