Wednesday 01 April 2020

Share Indices in Mar 20 and 2020 YTD

March turned out to be the most momentous month in my memory as COVID-19 hit share prices throughout the world.

  • NASDAQ dropped 7.5% in Mar 20 - 12.8% YTD
  • FTSE100 dropped 13.8% in Mar 20  - 24.8% YTD
  • FTSE SCS Index dropped 16.9% in Mar 20 - 26.6% YTD

HVPThe variations in performance, however, were really stark. Indeed there were some notable gainers with products and services addressing the needs of a world in lockdown. Conversely 90% of the stocks we cover recorded falls in Q1. Some, like Capita, with 80% declines in their share price.

The Future? Some tech companies could be the winners once this crisis is over as the world is unlikely to go back to its past ways. Our clients, including Hotviews Premium subscribers can read  more in Share Indices for March 20 and 2020 YTD

Posted by Richard Holway at '10:23'