South Korean Stocks: Vulnerable To Escalating COVID-19 Outbreak And Macro Risks – iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (NYSEARCA:EWY)

2020-03-01

The iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (NYSE:EWY) is the largest country-specific exchange-traded fund to track a basket of the most important Korean companies. Korea is long recognized as a high-tech manufacturing hub and innovator in various industries, including semiconductors. The economy has been pressured in recent years based onRead More →

Scientist who simulated the global impact of a coronavirus outbreak says ‘the cat’s already out of the bag’ and calls China’s efforts to contain the disease ‘unlikely to be effective’

2020-01-25

‘Probably, the cat’s already out of the bag.’ Eric Toner, M.D. Scientist and scholar Eric Toner, quoted above in an excerpt from a Friday interview with the business-news channel CNBC, explained that China’s efforts to contain the current outbreak of a fast-moving upper-respiratory illness are “unlikely to be effective.” TheRead More →