Any asset buying can use this period to lower the price. However it’s a long term purchase. I believe this will be a serious depression however unlike say post war are times earlier or even the credit crunch there are a lot who are rich and sat on cash. And times of hard lockdown that’s never been seen may provoke a surge in spend. The governments globally hold the cards for me. If they spend and protect as they have so far we could see the worlds hardest recession and best recovery. Let’s see.
Covid is seemingly and very quickly and out of nowhere really changing the global landscape. Stock market will survive as will raw materials and many industries. Oil is oil it doesn’t change in structure it’s perception. Gold same.