As markets take Covid-19 hit, is it time to invest?
The fear of Covid-19, more commonly referred to as novel coronavirus, spreading outside China at an alarming pace has spooked global equity markets, including the Indian equity market. The benchmark S&P 500 index which measures the stock performance of the top 500 US companies, corrected around 13% between 19 and 28 February. Taking cues from global peers, S&P BSE Sensex lost 1,448 points on 28 February alone, wiping out close to ₹5.5 trillion of investors’ wealth. Till 28 February, it had corrected 9% from its peak on 14 January 2020. On…Read More