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Markets continue to respond to news reports highlighting the (admittedly slow) spread of COVID-19.

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Markets continue to respond to news reports highlighting the (admittedly slow) spread of COVID-19.

We’ve constructed a leading index of unemployment based on the predictive power of a very large number of official and surveyed indicators.

The extent of the spread of the coronavirus in South Korea, Europe and numerous other countries, has driven a major fallout in markets overnight.

There was a strong risk-off mood on Friday due to the spread of the COVID-19 infections and the impact it’s having on the global economy.

Asian currencies have born the brunt of rising concerns over the spread of COVID-19 beyond the Chinese mainland.

The markets have spun around again,with renewed optimism and not much lingering concern from Apple’s revenue warning yesterday.

Markets have returned to adopting a more cautious approach to the impact of COVID-19, after Apple said it didn’t expect to meet its forward guidance.

The Reserve Bank has a renewed focus on financial stability, where the benefit of lower rates in achieving the inflation target and full employment is weighed against the longer-term risk of adding to already-high household debt. 

Nobody was expecting anything other than a bad GDP read from Japan but it was worse than bad.

Markets are cautiously hoping the worst of the coronavirus is over.

The markets slipped momentarily into risk-off as the number of COVID-19 infections jumped in volume, but concern slipped back a little as it became clear that the way cases were being measured had changed.

The markets are continuing to discount the impact of the coronavirus.

Trump tweeted as Jerome Powell spoke saying shares were falling the more he spoke.

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