Daily Briefing - April 17, 2020
Ash Bennington hosts Ed Harrison, Real Vision’s Managing Editor, to break down the week’s events. The pair cover the U.S. banking sector, risks to the commercial real estate market, Russian central bank policy action, and compare and contrast the timing and trajectory of the COVID Crisis to the GFC. Bennington and Harrison end on a discussion of the changing role of China in the global political and financial system in the wake of the current crisis. In the opening section, Jack Farley looks at finance stories that you might have missed, scrutinizing the extreme price action in a small cap stock, and exploring the significance of gold's recent trend towards backwardation.