Market volatility has been through the roof, with US stocks first falling rapidly and then shooting higher faster than at any time since the 1930s. Despite these jarring moves, financial markets are unlikely to close, argues our head of asset allocation research Ed Smith.
The UK government has unveiled a phenomenal package of support to try to stem layoffs and backstop society. Now people have to lend their support to each other, argues our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.
As Covid-19 rattles markets and investors scramble for safety, our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth considers the longer-term implications for the global economy and also looks at the narrowing Democratic primary race to take on Donald Trump.
The pandemic has pounded global markets, spreading fear and upending commerce and people’s lives. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth plots a path through the chaos.
Austerity is the latest victim as the largest giveaway since 1992 is unleashed.
A plunge in oil prices has sent markets reeling, but the epidemic is still the main concern.
As Saudi Arabia fires the first shot in an oil price war, our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth considers the longer-term implications in light of the Covid-19 epidemic. He also looks at the surprising results of Super Tuesday and the narrowing Democratic race for the White House.