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Blokland’s daily sketch

Blokland’s daily sketch

09-04-2020

From bear market to bull market, instantly

  • Jeroen Blokland
    Jeroen
    Blokland
    Portfolio Manager

It took the MSCI World Index (EUR) just 12 trading days to go from bear market to bull market. This confirms yet again that ‘everything’ during this crisis is moving extremely fast. The spread of the virus, the sudden stop of the economy and market moves. It remains to be seen, however, if this applies to the speed of this recession as well. To prevent a second or third wave of the outbreak, measures could be extended longer, further pressuring economic growth. A recovery is certainly on the table for the second half of the year, although its shape remains uncertain.

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