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GCC and global markets trounced as pandemic fears weaken sentiment

April, 2020

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Executive Summary

Kuwait and other GCC markets continued their downward spiral amidst coronavirus spread and oil price crash, as countries impose strict measures to curb the spread of COVID-19. GCC governments and Central Banks initiate reforms to soften its impact on the economy.

We see the following issues as key developments during the month of March:

- Steps taken by GCC countries so far to fend off the economic impact of COVID-19
- Did Saudi Arabia and Russia pick the worst time to wage a price war?
- Parallels between COVID-19 and global financial crisis
- Sectors under COVID-19's grip
- Kuwait market's biggest drawdowns and how long they took to recover
- Circuit breakers/trading curbs in GCC Stock Exchanges

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