Australian Bull and Bear Markets From 1970 to June 2022: Chart

The average bull market in Australian equities lasted for 65 months and the average bear market lasted for 14 months based on Australian All Ordinaries Index returns from1970 to end of June, 2022. The average bull market return was 157% and average bear market decline was 29%. Click to enlarge Source: Market Insights, Bull and …

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A Timeline of Bull and Bear Markets Chart: Australian Edition

I recently came across the beautiful chart showing the bull and bear markets in Australian Equity Markets. This chart is similar to the chart for S&P 500 that is popular for the US markets. The Australian chart from Vanguard Australia also shows bull markets are longer than bear markets over the long term. From 1980 …

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The 2022 Vanguard Index Chart: Australian Edition

One of the key factors that differentiates successful investors from others is the ability to hold investments for the long term. Though assets such as equities can fluctuate in the short term, in the long run they tend to go up. The latest edition of the Vanguard Index chart for the Australian market shows how …

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The Historical Average Annual Returns of Australian Stock Market From 1900 To 2021

The Australian equity market has returned an average of 13.2% per year from 1900 to 2021 according to the updated chart from MarketIndex. This return denotes total return – that is with dividends reinvested. Another fact to be pointed out is in the past 122 years, positive return years outperformed the number of years when …

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