Investor fear spikes
The coronavirus pandemic has caused significant collateral damage for businesses, financial institutions, livelihoods and government services, while a collapse in both supply and demand has resulted in extreme volatility.
The crisis has elevated our focus on risk. We face risks to our own health, while the shutdown of shops and businesses has imperilled their survival. In this edition of Market Risk Insights, we use the concept of triage – a method to assign degrees of urgency to illnesses – to categorise and rank the different risks that investors face.
See below for a snapshot of what we see to be three of the most pressing risks in the current environment, or read the report for a fuller picture.