Markets update: Stocks slide as pandemic’s economic toll emerges

Business & Finance | Apr 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM
  • It was another week of volatility across the markets and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to be felt across the globe.
  • United Kingdom’s bond rating was downgraded by Fitch to AA- from AA due in part to the coronavirus impact and Brexit uncertainty.
  • The Irish 10 year bond yield finished at 0.25%.