Market sentiment

Market sentiment

The market sentiment is the overall feeling or mood of the market. It is the attitude of all participants towards the market, which expresses itself through the activity and price movement of a security.

For example, when prices are rising the market sentiment is bullish, whereas falling prices would indicate a bearish market sentiment.

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