Nothing seems to be able to undermine the good mood of the stock markets. Neither the coronavirus epidemic from China, nor the economic slowdown now well underway in Europe, nor even the tensions between Iran and the United States have succeeded in making the stock market fold durably in recent times.
The gap between the dark clouds that accumulate on the horizon and the optimism displayed by investors has rarely been so glaring. The year began with escalating tensions between Iran and the United States. This episode caused a small increase in Vix, the sign of fear. But these fears quickly dissipated. More recently, at the end of January, the spread of the coronavirus in China has caused a much more serious wave of concern in the markets.. But “She already seems almost forgotten“Nadège Dufossé, responsible for asset allocation at Candriam, notes in a note. And the equity markets are rapidly moving forward.