bear market

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bear market

A market in which prices are falling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bear market - a market characterized by falling prices for securitiesbear market - a market characterized by falling prices for securities
securities industry, market - the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
Translations
dumbungsmarkaðursvartsýnismarkaður
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The day's low was seen in the wake of the release of preliminary Eurozone February PMI survey data, which missed expectations and gave a presently bearish market a cue to sell.
The office sector continued to display little momentum throughout 2017 underpinned by a bearish market sentiment of low oil prices and regional uncertainties, which affected potential upgrades and newcomers to the market.
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This is despite the fact that market indices, including supply and demand, speak of a bearish market in the coming months.
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