Word forms: (regular plural) bear raids
( Finance : Investment , Stocks )
A bear raid is an attempt by investors to manipulate the price of a stock by selling large numbers
of shares short.
Hong Kong's government is to sell blue-chip stocks worth HK$225 billion that it acquired
when it was trying to stop a bear raid on the market.
A bear raid is an attempt to force down the price of a stock by selling many shares or by spreading
a negative rumor about the company that owns it.
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