Major World Epidemics and Global Stock Market Performance : Chart

Global equity markets have been relatively immune to past epidemics according to an article by Jeffrey Kleintop at Shcwab. The chart below shows the performance of the MSCI World Index mapped with all the epidemics since 1970 including Zika, Ebola, SARS from the recent past.

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Source: Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Lead to a Market Breakdown?, Schwab

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