George Walker, Friday, 27 March 2020
Equity markets remain fixated on updates relating to the coronavirus with many major economies having been semi-locked down. The affect has been profound leading to the most intense volatility since the financial crisis. Equity markets have been devastated by the potential recession, governments have had to step in restricting movement in order to try and quell the spread of the virus amongst populations and central banks have had to dramatically ease monetary policy in order to limit the economic damage. The question now is, has this been enough to stem the panic in financial markets?