A child wears a bear costume as part of a new year ritual in Comanesti, northern Romania, on December 30, 2017. Slowing macroeconomic indicators, rising interest rates and political uncertainty have prompted warnings that a bear market may be about to bite investors. Photo: AP
Varun Ghotgalkar
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Varun Ghotgalkar

Is a bear market around the corner? Not yet, but some caution and strategic thinking would help

Varun Ghotgalkar says emerging risks around the world have understandably spooked some investors, though markets do not seem to be heading for a sustained downturn yet

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A child wears a bear costume as part of a new year ritual in Comanesti, northern Romania, on December 30, 2017. Slowing macroeconomic indicators, rising interest rates and political uncertainty have prompted warnings that a bear market may be about to bite investors. Photo: AP
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