The corona crisis has had a major impact on the stock exchanges.
First the share prices in Frankfurt crashed.
Now they are picking themselves up to new heights.
Frankfurt / Main - The
has also had a
First the share prices in Frankfurt crashed spectacularly.
Now they are picking themselves up again to new heights.
There are several reasons for this.
Record high for the German benchmark index: The
made the last jump over the previous record of February
on the Monday after Christmas thanks to the
US economic stimulus package
In addition, the Dax has long been supported by the vaccine issue and the
corona aid packages
from governments and central banks.
The record now stands at 13,818 points.
The corona crisis, which
German benchmark index
down to 8255 points in March, seems to be over.
corona numbers and lockdowns or not, investors are counting on a strong economic upturn and let the
rise above the 13,800 point mark for the first time.
Most recently, the leading index was up 1.60 percent at 13,804.08 points.
Dax is recovering: slump during corona pandemic - China as the driving force
In February, the
the mood at the
into panic: from the 13,795 points reached at the time, it had fallen by 40 percent within weeks.
Only massive injections of money from central banks and governments for the
economy, which was starving
brought the turning point.
With the end of most of the lockdowns in the summer, the economy picked up again in many places.
The main driving force here is the recovery in
, the country where the corona virus first appeared.
see reason to be happy.
The vaccine news of the past few weeks was an unprecedented victory for science.
Foreign exchange strategists Robin Winkler and George Saravelos recently said that this would lead to a much faster normalization of daily life than was assumed not so long ago.
They now assume that the particularly endangered proportion of the population in industrialized countries can be immunized by spring and the entire population by mid-2021.
The #Dax is at a record high this morning!
13,795 in high today!
#alltimehigh # Börse #Shares # COVID19 #Frankfurt pic.twitter.com/j6UUfEeFvZ
- Marc Richter (@boersenmakler) December 28, 2020
Until people's everyday lives and economic life have normalized, investors will continue to rely on the help of politics.
The fact that the still incumbent US President
has finally implemented the
corona economic stimulus package
of around 900 billion US dollars (around 740 billion euros)
decided by Congress with a bipartisan majority
started the last one on the financial markets Trading week of the year is also good.
This also applies to the
Brexit trade pact
between Great Britain and the EU, which was
fixed shortly before the end of the month
Commerzbank: Warning voices with reference to corona infection numbers
But there are also warning voices.
Even in the Christmas week, the situation in Germany did not relax, say the experts at
The decline in reported new infections is solely due to the reduced scope of testing.
The number of corona patients receiving intensive medical treatment in German hospitals has continued to rise.
In addition, chart experts urge caution in view of the only narrow jump of the
above its old record high.
Usually, an increase to a new high clears the way for further gains.
At the moment, however, it could also be a so-called "false signal", especially since trading volumes are low between the years, said a stockbroker.
Sustained upward outbreaks were often accompanied by high sales - a sign that many investors are getting on board and thus a measure of their confidence in the increase.
How sustainable the current development is will therefore only really become apparent in the new year.