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SFU expert available to speak on stock market plunge

March 09, 2020

Andrey Pavlov, Beedie School of Business, 604.763.3696;
Melissa Shaw, Communications and Marketing, 236.880.3297,

Stock markets continue to fall with another significant plunge today amidst COVID-19 fears and oil disputes, with Canada’s energy sector taking a hit.

Andrey Pavlov, Beedie School of Business, 604.763.3696;

Andrey Pavlov is available to speak on economic uncertainty, responses to low interest rates and factors affecting a return to economic growth amidst COVID-19 fears.

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