A cyclist wearing a face mask rides in front of the Central Business District in Singapore. Photo: EPA A cyclist wearing a face mask rides in front of the Central Business District in Singapore. Photo: EPA
A cyclist wearing a face mask rides in front of the Central Business District in Singapore. Photo: EPA
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Why financial markets and epidemiology are not a good mix

  • Signs that Covid-19 is nearing its peak have helped steer a rise in global stocks, but the data is still too limited to draw any conclusion
  • Many investors are anticipating a recovery in the third quarter, but any attempt to predict the evolution of the coronavirus is fraught with uncertainty

A cyclist wearing a face mask rides in front of the Central Business District in Singapore. Photo: EPA A cyclist wearing a face mask rides in front of the Central Business District in Singapore. Photo: EPA
A cyclist wearing a face mask rides in front of the Central Business District in Singapore. Photo: EPA
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