Coronavirus vs 2008 Financial Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed global markets into unprecedented territory. What does this mean for investors and what can we expect from here?

History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. It is still too early to draw any conclusions about the lasting impact of the COVID-19 crisis, whether it is going to be more similar to the 2008 GFC, WWII or the Great Depression.

However, we do have data for PremiaLab Pure Factors® in 2008. In this spirit we look at this “stress test data” and compare current markets and factors behavior vs 2008.

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