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Coronavirus News Sentiment Deteriorating and Peculiarities of Country News Sentiment

The Bad News First. After the already disastrous impact on global health scenario and the severe hit to world economy because of Coronavirus, now the bigger worry is that the cumulative sentiment (the sum total of news flow across all countries which we track) continues to plunge and it is very likely that unless there is an improvement here, the global markets may not stabilize any time soon. Please refer the chart ‘Total Corona Sentiment (Adding all country sentiments)’ below

The latest edition of Country by country “Corona Sentiment” based on news flow continues to show further deterioration in many countries including USA. However, things have started to look up in China. Considering this was the origin country for Covid-19, it is a good sign. India is seeing a further fall in Corona Sentiment and that’s bearish.

Country by Country Sentiment on Coronavirus

The Indian markets continue to swing wildly and the other important takeaway is that the cumulative market sentiment is still bearish which may not help in immediate market recovery.

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