COVID-19 pandemic brings Flash Index crashing down from February high

Friday, May 1, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic brings Flash Index crashing down from February high

After last month’s absence, the U of I Flash Index returns with readings for March and April. In February, the index stood at the highest level in over four years at 105.7. In March, the index fell to 99.8, and it fell again to 94.2 in April. The last two months have marked the sharpest decline in the index’s history with calculations going back to 1981. Read the full Flash Index here.