Nearly quarter of US firms in China see 2020 revenues dropping at least 16%
Nearly a quarter of US firms in China see their revenues dropping at least 16% in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reported on Friday, citing a poll by conducted Shanghai's American Chamber of Commerce.
Over 20% of firms expect revenues to decline by 11-15% while 13% of respondents see "very little or no impact" from the virus, the survey revealed.
"16% of respondents expected China's gross domestic product (GDP) would fall by over 2% due to the outbreak," Reuters added.
Market mood stays sour on Friday
Risk-off flows continue to dominate the markets on Friday. As of writing, the 10-year US Treasury bond yield was down 3% on the day while the S%P 500 futures were erasing 0.35%.