Coronavirus and markets in the week from 19/5 – 25/5/2020
Any news on the development of the coronavirus vaccine is an expected injection for financial markets. The news came yesterday when another company (Novavax) announced the start of human testing. Currencies are also supported by progress in easing of the lockdown measures . . .
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Coronavirus and stock indices in the week from 14/5 – 20/5/2020
Although the NASDAQ 100 set a new high last week and is marching to an all-time high, other indices are currently moving more in a side trend. The VIX fear index has dropped to 29 points, but it is still well above the average value of around 15 points, indicating . . .
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Coronavirus and markets in the week from 12/5 – 18/5/2020
At the end of the week, optimism prevailed in the markets that the economic recovery could be faster than expected in response to reports of a successful coronavirus vaccine test by Moderna company. Experts expect that the vaccine could be available within 12 months. As a . . .
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Coronavirus and stock indices in the week from 7/5 – 14/5/2020
The German stock index DAX has been declining for the last 3 days and the fear index VIX has reached 35 points. A lower high has formed on the SP 500 index, which may be the first signal that the growing movement we have had since March 19, 2020, might stop. Nervousness in . . .
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Coronavirus and markets in the week 5/5 – 11/5/2020
The total number of coronavirus infections has already exceeded 4.3 million worldwide. The positive news is that the daily increase in newly infected cases is slowly declining. The reproduction number reaches a value ​​of 0.93. A number below 1 means that the infection is . . .
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Coronavirus and stock indices in the week from 30/4 – 6/5/2020
Today, the indices are at about the same price levels ​​as a week ago. The incentives adopted by central banks and governments to fight the coronavirus continue to have a positive effect on the indices. There was some short negative impulse for further growth last week when . . .
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Coronavirus and markets in the week 28/4 – 4/5/2020
The total number of coronavirus infections has already exceeded 3.6 million and has affected 210 countries. The positive news is that in some countries the contagion has stopped and the gradual opening of economies continues. Investors' attention will thus gradually . . .
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Coronavirus and stock indices in the week from 22/4 -29/4/2020
The indices continued to grow last week, which may seem surprising given the influx of weak macroeconomic data. The NASDAQ index, for example, has already erased 78% of the March slump. The VIX (fear index) is gradually declining and is currently hovering around 30 points . . .
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Coronavirus and markets in the week 21/4 – 27/4/2020
The total number of coronavirus infections has already exceeded 3 million and has affected 210 countries. The positive news is that the disease is slowing down in some countries and governments are beginning to cautiously ease restrictive measures. However, the WHO . . .
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Coronavirus and stock indices in the week from 16/4 -22/4/2020
While, according to current statistics, the coronavirus infection appears to be gradually getting under control as the number of new infections is slowing down globally, the WHO has warned that the worst is yet to come and warns against ending of restrictive measures too . . .
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