The European Union’s future and its role in the world is in the spotlight. Can it survive, and maybe even thrive, in a multipolar world? Our Chief Investment Strategist EMEA & APAC, Wouter Sturkenboom, explores the issue.
Coronavirus fears hit the markets as concerns mount that the virus is now accelerating outside of China with cases growing in South Korea, Italy, Iran, and the United States. Panic set in during Monday’s trading session with the major U.S. stock indices all down over 3% with more than 90% of total volume being to the downside, and the CBOE Volatility Index surging nearly 50%.