The impact of COVID – 19 on the stocks’ yield from the pharmaceutical sector – Meral Kagitci

 Author: Meral Kagitci
 Vol. 5 • No. 9 • November 2020


In a period marked by negative effects of the sanitary-economic crisis at the level of worldwide economy, analysis upon the impact on sectors that compose the system displays a special emphasis, the pharmaceutical one being of great importance, generating revenues of over 1,25B USD in 2019; field which was in a continuous ascension until the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The article aims to show the impact of factors such as the economic-political uncertainty through the implemented policies (EPU), the new COVID-19 cases recorded, as well as the Dow Jones index (DIJIA) upon daily yield recorded by the pharmaceutical field, a key field for a healthy society in a continuous development.

Keywords: yield, stock exchange rate, COVID- 19, pharmaceutical sector.

JEL Classification:: A10, C10, F30, F37.