Understand emerging markets opportunities and the American Century advantage.
By Victor Zhang, Keith Creveling, John Lovito, and Greg Woodhams - March 10, 2020
The coronavirus has already affected thousands, and its full toll on populations and economies is largely unknown. People are understandably scared and anxious about the disease’s future trajectory.
We think market volatility is going to be the norm until countries can contain COVID-19. Uncertainty is prevalent, and major indices have corrected. Some have approached bear territory, not quite breaching the -20% mark as of this writing. In this latest Q&A, a group of our senior investment professionals address key questions, such as:
COVID-19 continues to spread, and countries are ramping up their responses to protect vulnerable economies. Will their efforts pay off?
The “known unknown” is how extensive the spread and human cost of the virus itself. Our CIOs tackle key questions about recent market volatility.
Markets may have panicked today, but we think it’s best if investors respond with poise and patience instead.
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