Quant Insights: Market Sell OffPublished: 09/03/2020Published: 09/03/2020
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Market reaction to COVID-19
Markets began a big sell off late in February driven by fear that the COVID-19 virus would spread globally. It is still too early to assess how broadly COVID-19 will spread, how long the outbreak will last, or how impactful it will be on future economic growth. What is clear is that market volatility could well persist over the next few quarters.