Investing in wake of longest US bull market

The Wall Street Bull sculpture in New York City. On whether we are now at the cusp of a renewed bull market, the writer says he does not see equity indices breaking out at new highs, unless there is a comprehensive US-China trade deal.
The Wall Street Bull sculpture in New York City. On whether we are now at the cusp of a renewed bull market, the writer says he does not see equity indices breaking out at new highs, unless there is a comprehensive US-China trade deal.PHOTO: REUTERS

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March 2019 marked the 10th anniversary of the United States bull market, the longest ever recorded.

What is more, it is said to be the most-hated bull market in history, as investors' scepticism has grown along the way, reflected in the lack of participation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 28, 2019, with the headline 'Investing in wake of longest US bull market'. Print Edition | Subscribe