Kate Andrews Kate Andrews

Seven extraordinary graphs which show the economic impact of Covid-19

We’ve just seen one of the worst weeks in stock market history, with the FTSE100 ending on Friday 17 per cent down and billions of pounds wiped off British share values. This has been spurred on not by the fear of Covid-19 itself, but by the reaction to the virus: when sentiment switches from confidence to caution, panic can be self-reinforcing.

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