March 2020: The Worst Month Since...

March 2020 was undoubtedly a painful month for investors. But how does it compare if we look back over the past five decades?

Holly Black 14 April, 2020 | 1:58PM

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March 2020 was undoubtedly a painful month for investors. Global stock markets plunged, the oil price collapsed and parts of the world economy came to a standstill. The falls seem all the more shocking after a decade-long bull run in which markets surged to record high after record high.

Is it just that investors forgot what a bear market feels like, or will March 2020 go down in the history books as one of the worst of all time?

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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