A person shops for groceries among near-empty shelves at a store in Taipei on May 17, following a surge in Covid-19 cases in Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
A person shops for groceries among near-empty shelves at a store in Taipei on May 17, following a surge in Covid-19 cases in Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Three reasons Taiwan’s stock market plunge is a warning to the world

  • The sell-off in Taiwan is a microcosm of the challenges confronting investors everywhere
  • A sudden surge in coronavirus cases, high levels of margin debt and the vulnerability of technology stocks are factors that resonate beyond the island

A person shops for groceries among near-empty shelves at a store in Taipei on May 17, following a surge in Covid-19 cases in Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
A person shops for groceries among near-empty shelves at a store in Taipei on May 17, following a surge in Covid-19 cases in Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
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