Confusion reigns because of the sheer amount of information flying around us. Yet all that activity should bring us comfort as it's helping fight the pandemic and its economic effects, argues head of fixed income Bryn Jones.
The coronavirus is hurting the pockets of many charities, but the British tax system is remarkably generous to those who want to help.
While continuing to pursue efforts to reduce our carbon footprint, we recognise that there is more that can be done to take action on our residual emissions.
UK GDP fell off a cliff during the lockdown. That shouldn’t be a surprise, argues chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth, shutting down commerce was the point.
Lockdown was much different back in the 1970s – we didn’t even know we were in lockdown. Our head of fixed income Bryn Jones thinks we’ve come a long way over his lifetime.
Listen to Edward Smith, Head of Asset Allocation Research, sharing his views on the markets and how we are continuing to manage portfolios during this unprecedented time.
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Stock markets are soaring higher as the developed world starts to relax lockdowns. Yet the virus is spreading rapidly in the emerging world, notes chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth, and there’s still a chance of a second wave in the West.