Johannes33865 posted: World markets in recent days have shown an extremely high incidence of coronaviruses and severe restrictions on the prevalence of infection.
The amplitude of fluctuations in stock markets is at record highs. The American 'fear index' (VIX) on Monday managed to update the highs in history. That is, this was not observed even in 2008. In just a couple of months, global stock markets lost a quarter of capitalization (according to MSCI ACWI).
Whatever happens in the world. it’s all the work of man and therefore it’s stupid to say that markets have collapsed by chance. Of course, they were brought down by the powerful people of this world, who pursued their human goals.
Louis111222333 posted: Whatever happens in the world. it’s all the work of man and therefore it’s stupid to say that markets have collapsed by chance. Of course, they were brought down by the powerful people of this world, who pursued their human goals.
What about algorithmic trading? That accounts for more than 50% of activity now
It is important for everyone to understand that everything that happens in the world is done by people, but perhaps not such a large-scale action was planned. And there is also a high probability that not everything went according to the plan of the thinkers. As far as markets are concerned, they were seriously hurt but remained afloat and this is important. Well, you can not ignore the oil. I think no one wanted this, except car owners in countries where fuel is expensive.
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