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Our market view

19 days ago

Market backdrop

The January to March period started on a positive note with markets encouraged by the signed US-China phase one trade deal and the UK leaving the European Union. However, this quickly changed as Covid-19 turned into a global pandemic. Most assets fell in response with riskier assets the worst hit, although lower-risk government bonds lived up to their safe haven status.

In this client-friendly infographic, we outline the economic factors that influenced markets and summarise the risks that were present against an often uncertain political backdrop.


Market outlook

Given the unprecedented situation and current high levels of volatility in the world economy, markets are clamouring for a conclusion to Covid-19.

So for a short summary of our views on the global market, which you can share with your clients, please take a look by clicking the button below.


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