Economics Explained

COVID-19, machine trading & financial markets with Michael Knox

Episode Summary

Why are financial markets swinging so wildly in response to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19? Economics Explained host Gene Tunny speaks with Michael Knox, Chief Economist of Morgans, who thinks it's related to the machine trading programs which dominate financial markets.

Episode Notes

Why are financial markets swinging so wildly in response to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19? Economics Explained host Gene Tunny speaks with Michael Knox, Chief Economist of Morgans, who thinks it's related to the machine trading programs which dominate financial markets.

Morgans is Australia's largest national full-service stockbroking and wealth management network with more than 240,000 client accounts, 500 authorised representatives and 950 employees operating from offices in all states and territories.

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Nothing in this podcast should be considered financial advice, and it contains general information only.