V-Shaped Recovery

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V-Shaped Recovery

A situation in which an economy enters a steep recession but quickly and strongly recovers. A V-shaped recovery may be bullish and lead to GDP growth and job creation, but it may be risky because of the possibility that another steep decline could occur. See also: W-type bottom, V-Bottom, W-shaped recovery.
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Historically, such V-shaped recoveries have served the useful purpose of absorbing excess slack and providing a cushion to withstand the inevitable shocks that always seem to buffet the global economy.
suffered huge net losses last year, many of them are also expected to see V-shaped recoveries in the current year ending March 2013.