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Thursday, March 23, 2017

London attacks: Why financial markets shrugged off Westminster terror incident

Major terror attacks that have rocked the world in recent decades have had variable degrees of impact on financial markets.
After the attacks on the twin towers in September 2001, Wall Street’s Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted and major stock markets shut for four trading days— the first time since the Great Depression.
Considering the sheer scale of the damage, the impact was not surprising.