Reassessing the 2019-nCov implications
Recent developments suggest that the spread of the virus might continue around the world before we see some positive newsflow resulting from quarantine measures put in place. Global financial markets have reacted strongly to rising concerns over the spread of novel coronavirus outside of China with a double dip in stocks. Market risks remain to the downside as the earnings outlook remains currently uncertain.
One month ago, markets finally took note of COVID-19 and its critical impact on the global economy. Our Healthcare Investment Team recently published a “Thoughts from the street” piece that provides more details about SARSCoV- 2 treatment developments.
The coronavirus has added uncertainty to an otherwise low-volatility market environment. Recent developments suggest that the spread of the virus can be contained.