Terrorism fails to dent efficiency in stockmarkets

Financial markets retain their resilience amid terrorist attacks, a study from Melbourne University has found.

Researchers found that only four out of nine bombings attributed to al-Qaeda since 1988 had moved a major stockmarket over 1% within the first 90 minutes

The study also confirmed the lack of evidence to support rumours that investors associated with al-Qaeda traded with advance knowledge of the attacks.

Read more at University of Melbourne

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