Anatomy of a liquidity lockdown

In this animated infographic we look back to the deep freeze in bond markets in the first quarter of 2020 to understand what caused the liquidity lockdown – and what was done to solve it.

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Vantage Point: The fear of fear itself

The Roman alphabet has outlived its usefulness – at least as far as labelling the economic recovery is concerned. Having spent six months talking about ‘V’, ‘U’, ‘W’, ‘L’ and even ‘K’-shaped paths, for this edition we have decided to ditch the letters and go back to a simpler classification. The course of the disease remains the single most important determinant of the kind of economic recovery we get, but we now think a simple ‘good’ or ‘bad’ classification covers everything we need to discuss. We cover this reassessment and its impact on markets and investment conclusions in our new Vantage Point.

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Xmas Cheer or New Year Fear

While the US economy has been hard hit in 2020, some sectors have been benefiting strongly despite lockdowns and recent election uncertainty.

Are EM corporate debt markets gaining strength?

While the Covid-19 shock has exposed increasing differences in GDP growth globally, support from emerging markets from China and other factors suggest emerging market corporate debts could enjoy some improved fortunes in 2021.

Future2024: Is your asset allocation future-proof?

Artificial intelligence and climate change are already beginning to radically transform asset management.

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