Why are stock markets reaching pre-pandemic highs?
Jul 22, 2020

Why are stock markets reaching pre-pandemic highs?

Markets are recovering even though data shows no signs of COVID-19 slowing in the U.S. A billion dollar lawsuit over a dam collapse in Brazil is being lodged in the U.K. Book publishing faces pandemic and diversity challenges.

Correction (July 22, 2020): An earlier version of this podcast was not specific enough about market levels. The market indices referred to in Europe are nearing the highs they were at before the COVID-19 crisis. The audio has been corrected.

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer