This study investigates the impact of COVID-19 on the stock markets of ASEAN-5 (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam).
Following the subsidence in market volatility, the Thai baht has resumed its appreciation since April, in conjunction with the sharp rise in gold prices.
The Bureau of the Treasury rejected all bids received for the 20-year Philippine government bond (RPGB) at the auction held on August 25, 2020.
Malaysian government bonds have strengthened significantly in recent months.
Oil prices have been hard hit by both weak demand and rising supply since the beginning of 2020.
Oil prices staged a 3-decade best performance in May and early-June, after WTI crude plummeted into negative territory in April.
The impact of oil prices on the macroeconomy has long been a topic of interest to economic researchers.
The precipitous drop in the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price deep into negative territory on April 20, 2020 was an unprecedented event in global oil markets.
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The reweighting of major global investment indices, which is underway, is expected to result in a reallocation of capital throughout emerging markets.