Market Perspective provides timely insights into current market events and explains what the latest events might imply for your portfolio and your investment decisions.
This month’s House Views format is adjusted to expand on timely views and recommendations given the sharp decline in capital markets.
Markets continue to be under pressure. Unknowns remain about the magnitude and duration of the coronavirus, including the extent of the human tragedy, as well as the economic impact.
There is broad-based selling in capital markets as coronavirus-related headlines linger.
Markets are dealing with a trifecta of issues: continued coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, a collapse in oil prices and flaring tensions with North Korea.
The uncertainty around the coronavirus continues to weigh on the market. It is leading to wide price swings in both directions.
We became more positive on equities late last week after adopting a more cautious short-term stance in late January.