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Covid-19 has caused significant business disruption, closures and supply chain problems globally. Investor concern has focused on the rising death toll and indefinite nature of the virus impact.
*Social distancing, self-isolation and working at home practices have been encouraged by UK/ EU governments alongside shop closures as a means of reducing the transmission of Covid-19.
*Crude oil slumped over March after Saudi Arabia ramped up production despite reports suggesting Covid-19 has reduced oil demand by 20%. Russia has refused to lower oil production despite circumstances.