India tops the US' record of the highest one-day surge in virus cases

The cases reported today in India stood at 314,835, beating out the record single-day tally by the US previously of 314,312 cases on 21 December.

While the market may continue to look past virus worries in general, the news is certainly disconcerting especially with talk of a a 'double mutant' variant starting to do the rounds - which may be more widespread moving forward.

This is certainly one rather troubling chart just from the look of it: