The news of the coronavirus spreading outside China’s Hubei province has turned out to be that catalyst. Stocks have sold off. The coronavirus is deadly and the headlines from China about frontline medical workers becoming victims are heartbreaking. Nevertheless, the job of a prudent investor is not to speculate about short-term events.
The global economy has always recovered from calamities such as the tech bubble, the Recession, various pandemics, and so on. Let’s have a check on how BSE Sensex Fared 6 Months after various pandemics in the past. Below are % Gains/ Losses on the BSE Sensex after Various pandemics that hit.