The figure above dictates the performance of various sectors in Bull and Bear market
-->Financials and discretionary lead the early bull market.
-->Industrials take the leadership in the middle of the bullish trend.
-->Raw materials and energy outperform other sectors near the end of the trend.
-->Staples, health care, and utilities are the top market performers during a bear market.
The study of performance of every sector could help us to determine in which phase of market we are and which sector is going to outperform in near future.