Coronavirus Insights Hub: What you need to know about the market impact

June 18 2020

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Find the latest news, views and analysis to keep you updated on how the coronavirus crisis is affecting the global economy, financial markets and investors.

Five trends for your economic recovery radar

18 June 2020

After suffering a setback the likes of which we’ve never seen before, the global economy is gradually turning a corner.

Coronavirus analysis: how will rising US-China trade tensions play out?

21 May 2020

As the US and China tackle the impact of the coronavirus crisis, trade tensions begin to rise again. We outline two scenarios for how relations might escalate.

Coronavirus update: 2 minutes on banks and inflation

14 May 2020

Short on time? Jim McCormick shortlists the key points around why today's healthy banking system could mean a promising outlook for the coronavirus crisis recovery.

Coronavirus news: Four reasons why the oil market stress is overstated

05 May 2020

The impact of the coronavirus crisis on the oil market and dramatic pricing moves has been widely observed. But it’s a more nuanced story than an outright negative.

CoronaKindness: 5 innovation stories from big business you might have missed

28 April 2020

With ongoing negative news flow from the coronavirus crisis, we’ve captured some of our favourite business innovation stories.

Webinar: Coronavirus - our views in 20 minutes

27 April 2020

The third in a series of webinars to keep you focussed on the key economic developments impacting investors, issuers and markets.

The 5 shapes of coronavirus economic recovery and why our base case is a “swoosh”

22 April 2020

There has been lots of talk about what the shape of economic recovery might be. We expect a “swoosh-shape”. Here’s why.

In focus: Will the shape of post coronavirus US economic recovery be a U or a V? Our prediction is a “Swoosh”. 

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22 April 2020

Webinar: Coronavirus - our views in 20 minutes

17 April 2020

The second in a new series of webinars to keep you focussed on the key economic developments impacting investors, issuers and markets.

GDP Monitor: Coronavirus impact

16 April 2020

Are we heading for a recession? Find out what we’ve forecast in this four minute video.

COP26 may be delayed, but don’t let coronavirus distract you from your ESG agenda

15 April 2020

Some may wonder whether sustainability is still a valuable topic for 2020. Dr Arthur Krebbers, Phil Lloyd and Varun Sarda look at why it certainly will be

Webinar: Coronavirus - our views in 20 minutes

09 April 2020

The first in a new series of webinars to keep you focussed on the key economic developments impacting investors, issuers and markets.

COVID-19 Corporate Finance Facility Webinar: Your questions about the CCFF answered

08 April 2020

We have created an exclusive webinar introducing our clients to HM Treasury's new COVID-19 Corporate Finance Facility (CCFF). Find out more here.

In a sea of negativity, here is some good coronavirus news

06 April 2020

It’s easy to focus on the negatives in the sea of news about the coronavirus crisis. Here Jim McCormick outlines his good news stories and finds reasons to feel more upbeat about the outlook.

In Focus: Coronavirus infection and mortality rates in Italy are showing tentative signs of stabilisation.

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