Uncertainty unleashed: Sizing up the coronavirus impact on markets & the economy

Mar 18, 2020 | Jay Zhang


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With COVID-19 now officially a pandemic, acute uncertainty about the fast-moving implications has thrown markets into turmoil.

The rapid spread of the coronavirus, combined with the reactions by governments, central banks, corporations, and other entities, and last but not least the collapse in crude oil prices, have overwhelmed financial markets recently. There have been more developments for markets and investors to absorb in the past couple weeks than normally occur over many months, and of course these pandemic-related events are anything but normal.

 

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3 Seattle provides clues to what may be awaiting the U.S.
3 How Canada is coping with coronavirus
4 How the BoE & ECB are trying to shield their economies
4 Chinese economy facing demand shock

 

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