Market Coronavirus to hit commodity market, difficult to forecast oil demand trajectory, says Fiona Boal of S&P Dow Jones Updated : February 28, 2020 04:07 PM IST The coronavirus outbreak has flustered many financial markets and the commodity markets have been hit particularly hard, says Boal. Boal said the yellow metal has become popular over the last twelve months in response to heightened global geopolitical tensions and falling interest rates. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.