Bloomberg professional clients tend to focus on financial topics such as stocks or bonds when searching for news. In the past week its been all Covid-19.
The chart, scaled by the volume of search queries, underscores how insatiable investors have been for news about the coronavirus.
The terminal has been carrying about 100,000 stories a day about corona. That’s ten times the normal news flow for Trump, the most covered topic in the world.
Today’s biggest virus stories by volume include:
Tokyo Olympics Officially Postponed to 2021 by IOC
Narendra Modi to Address Nation on Coronavirus
Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Issues Stay-at-Home Order
Italy Coronavirus Deaths Rise
Strict UK Lockdown Ordered by Boris Johnson