Timing is everything during pandemic: How investors can ride the second wave and not drown in it

Deep Dive into global equities

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Adrien Pichoud of SYZ Private Banking
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Adrien Pichoud of SYZ Private Banking

Following the initial uplift from the announcement of a Covid-19 vaccine, markets have slowed, caught between optimism for the 2021 outlook and short-term concerns around the second wave impact.

However, we expect a positive kick-off for risk assets in 2021, with conditions ripe for a co-ordinated acceleration of global growth. Over the next three to six months, as vaccine rollouts allow economic activity to resume, the return of growth and inflation will offer a temporary relief from the global economy's long-term state of 'Japanification'. This macro reflation scenario has been confirmed week after week by economic data and is supported by the promise of ongoing accommodative support from central banks.  Calastone: Vaccine causes second highest equity flows ever Never...

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