María Sánchez Carvajal
María Sánchez Carvajal

María Sánchez has been an Economist at BBVA Research’s Economic & Financial Forecasting unit since 2019. She holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Master’sDegree in Quantitative Finance from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Previously, she did and internship at Kronos Investment Group as a controller and financial analyst, giving support in the detection and interpretation of budget deviations and company’s Key Performance Indicators.

Latest publications

In a negative knee jerk reaction, investors sought shelter in bond markets and sold commodities and transportation sector stocks
Financial markets slid back as coronavirus contagion fears increased, ahead of the Chinese New Year. Equity and sovereign bond yields fell sharply, while investors increased the appeal for safe-haven currencies (JPY and USD).
Markets bounce back after yesterday’s sharp pullback as concerns about virus outbreak in China eased, although caution prevailed among investors. Meanwhile, robust US housing data boosted the USD, while safe-haven currencies lost steam.