We reached out to Brijesh Bhatia, Research Analyst at Equitymaster for his views on the current market sell-off and how investors should play it.
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The domestic market bloodshed was fueled by increasing US treasury rates ahead of the US Fed's planned meeting. The earlier-than-expected policy rate move to tighten inflationary pressures in the US frightened markets throughout the world.
Besides, geo-political tensions between Russia and Ukrain, rising dollar index, and surging oil prices and bond yield added to the woes.
Key indices Sensex and Nifty crashed by around 3% today wiping out nearly ₹10 tn of investors' wealth.
The ongoing bearish sentiment in the Indian share markets has dampened investors’ confidence.
Bear markets are unavoidable. It can be difficult to predict them, as well as how long they will persist and how much they will affect stock prices.
However, bear markets are a normal part of market cycles, so you may not only survive them but also position yourself to profit from them.
To help you out with this, we reached out to Brijesh Bhatia, Research Analyst at Equitymaster for his views on the current market sell-off and how investors should play it.