In the face of an escalation in geopolitical tensions and the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the S&P 500 index is up by more than 3 per cent and currently stands at an all-time high. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

It won’t be long before the coronavirus catches up with exuberant stock markets

  • The outbreak is already dragging down commodity and oil prices, and risks from post-Brexit negotiations and US electoral uncertainties will increasingly come into play. The giddy rallies in US stocks cannot last

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In the face of an escalation in geopolitical tensions and the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the S&P 500 index is up by more than 3 per cent and currently stands at an all-time high. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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