2020 Responsible Investment Report - Investing in a Sustainable Future
Market Update from the Global Asset Allocation team – December 2020
Optimism flourished in November and global equity markets soared to new highs after some encouraging reports of progress on the vaccine-front, which raised the prospect for an end to the pandemic and emboldened expectations for a rapid recovery in growth.
Market Update from the Global Asset Allocation Team – June 2021
Investor optimism lingered-on in May as the post-pandemic global economic revival gained further momentum.
Market Update from the Global Asset Allocation Team – March 2021
The reflationary trade gathered some notable momentum in February as investors braced for massive US fiscal spending, which emboldened calls for a sharp revival in growth as global vaccinations accelerated and coronavirus infections receded.
Market Update from the Global Asset Allocation Team – April 2021
The macroeconomic outlook continued to gather momentum heading into the second quarter as the global vaccine campaign accelerated, while plans for large-scale fiscal spending in the US also emboldened calls for a rapid recovery through 2021.
Market Update from the Global Asset Allocation Team – May 2021
The second quarter got off to a roaring start. Investors welcomed the latest wave of robust economic and corporate earnings results, while an accelerating vaccine campaign stoked confidence in the global economic outlook.