2018 has been a relatively moderate-to-weak period for stock markets. Though the large cap indices, led by the Sensex is up 5.9%, the midcap and small caps were down. In this context, we have seen some investors getting concerned with the markets and pulling out their investments. We hope the following data will help you get clarity on stock market returns. We have used the Sensex returns to illustrate the point, as it has a longer trading history.