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333 stocks from S&P BSE500 shed 20% or more, enter bear territory

Around 65 companies or more than a tenth of the stocks which make up the index, have fallen more than 40%

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Sachin P Mampatta Mumbai
Most stocks have fallen far more than the headline index number would suggest.

A bear market is one in which an index has fallen 20 per cent or more. The S&P BSE Sensex is down 8.1 per cent from its 52-week high. The broader S&P BSE 500 has fallen 9.4 per cent. The majority of its constituents have done considerably worse. The median stock is down 23.6 per cent.  


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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 7:18 PM IST

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