Coronavirus: the best and worst stocks across the globe

The impact of coronavirus on each sector has varied by country. Here, we’ll go through some of the best and worst performing stocks during the Covid-19 pandemic, broken down by leading indices in different countries.

FTSE 100 set to slump after gains eroded by UK recession

The blue-chip index nearly ended the week in the red after almost all its earlier gains were eroded on Friday, with investors concerned about the UK economy after it crashed into a recession following a quarterly slump.