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A comparison of the 2000 tech bubble, the financial crisis of 2008 and the 2020 Coronavirus crash

Investors fear that the supply chain disruption will squeeze liquidity out of the system and pop the numerous bubbles - the global equity and debt market, tech start-ups, real estate and shale energy - that have developed in the last decade.

March 30, 2020 / 04:30 PM IST
A comparison of the 2000 tech bubble, the financial crisis of 2008 and the 2020 Coronavirus crash

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Quarterly performance largely backed by improved realisations
Medium-term triggers China plus and protectionist measures for tyre industry
Valuations not inexpensive; but improved medium-term outlook

Sachin Pal Moneycontrol Research The Tech bubble of 2000 The Tech bubble or dotcom bubble was fuelled by the adoption and initial penetration of the internet in the late 1990s. Tech companies went public through IPOs in an attempt to capitalize on heightened investor demand. Traditional metrics of performance (such as net profits) were overlooked and new metrics (number of website visitors, size of the market etc.) were introduced to justify the inflated stock prices. Investors flocked to buy internet-based companies and...

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