Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, gives his thoughts on the dramatic gains across markets over the past few weeks, and considers the factors he believes need to be in place to sustain the ‘V’-shaped rally.
Just over two months has passed since markets dramatically sold off as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded. There is much talk of the ‘new normal’ in every aspect of our lives, but what does this mean for fixed income? Nick Maroutsos, Dan Siluk and Jason England, co-managers of the Absolute Return Income strategy, answer some of the key questions.
In this latest instalment of our video series exploring the scientific and investment implications of COVID-19, Portfolio Manager Andy Acker and Biotech Analyst Agustin Mohedas discuss lessons learned as economies reopen, the virus’ fatality rate and the latest news in vaccine development.
Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the Global Technology Team discuss how ‘big tech’ companies are helping communities and governments through the pandemic and the implications this may have on the regulation of the technology sector.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, Portfolio Manager Gordon Mackay provides an update on the Global Equity Strategy, which seeks to invest in a portfolio of high quality, growing companies that have the resilience to weather unforeseen events.