'Grim' projections: The key to achieving a 'V-shaped' recovery in the UK

Ewan Millar of Cornelian Asset Managers

Ewan Millar of Cornelian Asset Managers

At the time of writing, UK equity benchmarks have fallen by approximately one-third from their year-to-date highs.

Although the market drawdown was substantially worse during the Global Financial Crisis of 2008/9 - 45% - the speed of the recent sell-off has been almost unprecedented. The global spread of Covid-19 and the resultant political response to try and contain it, have ground large parts of the global economy to a shuddering halt. Many unknowns remain. How has China seemingly managed to export the virus to the rest of the world whilst apparently containing the spread within its own borders? Identifying 'Europe's few global champions' South Korea and Singapore too, seem to have ma...

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