Will the bulls charge in last quarter of 2019?

A reporter works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City on Oct 11, 2019.
A reporter works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City on Oct 11, 2019.PHOTO: NYTIMES

Share prices will find support at current level, but upside will be capped by lack of positive drivers

If human productivity is measured by the stock market, it would have meant that nothing was achieved this year. As Shakespeare aptly phrased it, it was much ado about nothing, as regional equities gave up almost all gains by August after a hugely volatile trading year.

Equities rallied in the first three months of this year, fresh from the drastic decline in most equity markets in the last month of 2018.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 13, 2019, with the headline 'Will the bulls charge in last quarter of 2019?'. Print Edition | Subscribe