Coronavirus: Market Reaction in 6 Charts

Global market reaction to the coronavirus outbreak has been mixed: Chinese shares have slumped, gold and the Japanese yen have rallied, but US stocks have bounced back quickly

Annalisa Esposito 11 February, 2020 | 3:39PM

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The outbreak of the coronavirus has dominated the agenda in recent weeks and fears have increased as the death toll has mounted. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a global health emergency. But how are investors and the markets reacting to the outbreak? We look at the main market trends in six charts: 

China's Stock Market

The Chinese stock market was the first to feel the brunt of investors' concerns over the impact of the coronavirus. Fearful of the impact on the company earnings and economic growth, investors have shied away from the region since the outbreak. 

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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