fbpx

MARKET VIEW w/e 13th March 2020

MARKET VIEW w/e 13th March 2020 981 980 Realm

Extreme falls for Markets last week

  • There were extreme falls last week due to fears over the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak and to compound the difficulties, markets are also trying to adjust to a massive oil price shock following the price war that erupted the previous weekend between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Thursday was the worst day in decades for markets as President Trump imposed a thirty day travel ban from countries in Europe.
  • A lockdown was announced in Italy with advice to stay at home being issued and nearly all businesses being closed. In the UK a different response was confirmed by Boris Johnson on Thursday with shutdowns being delayed to protect the NHS from being swamped with patients.
  • Markets have been looking for a co-ordinated global response to the coronavirus and that now looks to be forthcoming with many central banks announcing huge supportive measures – even so markets have again slumped at the beginning of this week.

UK Market 13th March 2020

US Market 13th March 2020

The Big Picture 13th March 2020

Market Sentiment 13th March 2020

U.S. Risk Barometer 13th March 2020

Europe Risk Barometer 13th March 2020

Disclaimer:  ‘Where the business has expressed opinions, they are based on current market conditions, they may differ from those of other investment professionals and are subject to change without notice. The information contained within this communication is believed to be reliable but Realm Investment Management Limited does not warrant its completeness or accuracy.

This communication is not intended as a recommendation to invest in any particular asset class, security or strategy. Regulatory requirements that require impartiality of investment/investment strategy recommendations are therefore not applicable nor are any prohibitions to trade before publication. The information provided is for illustrative purposes only, it should not be relied upon as recommendations to buy or sell investments.