bull marketInfographic: The Longest Bull Markets of the Modern Era. Photo: bryansjs (Flickr)

Infographic: The Longest Bull Markets of the Modern Era

With the current post-crisis bull run a constant source of debate among traders as to just when - and how - it will come to an end, this excellent new infographic stacks up the longest bull markets of all time to see how they compare side by side.

The infographic, superbly put together by the ever excellent Visual Capitalist, shows that the current run ranks fourth in terms of annualised return, but second in terms of length of time, to which it is only two months away from taking top spot.

Check out the infographic in full below to discover more info on each bull, including the factors behind the run and the events popularly believed to have caused them to come to an eventual halt...

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