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The ‘Goldilocks Market’ Is Over: Lessons From the Stock Selloff

  • Investors became too complacent, several commentators say
  • ‘This time is never different”: Societe Generale’s Benzimra
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AMP Capital Investors Head of Dynamic Markets Nader Naeimi discusses the market turmoil.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Calm pervaded equity markets Tuesday, with indexes in Asia following U.S. gauges higher and a measure of Japanese stock volatility plunging as much as 36 percent.

The respite gave investors and analysts a chance to reflect on the recent selloff, which sent benchmark measures including the S&P 500 Index and the Nikkei 225 Stock Average down 10 percent from highs, meeting the accepted definition of a correction.