Which Funds Have Been Hit Hardest by Coronavirus?

UPDATED March 24, 2020: Money market funds are the only asset class delivering positive returns, while fixed income has entered negative territory

Annalisa Esposito 24 March, 2020 | 4:16PM

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The outbreak of the coronavirus has sent global stock markets spiralling downwards, as panicked investors worry over the long-term implications of the epidemic on the global economy. The Bank of England has already taken stark action cutting interest rates to an all-time low of 0.1%

While in January the spread of the disease did not negatively affect every asset class (with fixed income, convertibles, money market funds and property assets in positive territory at the time) things have dramatically changed since then.

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

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