Investment Influencers coronavirus crisis Q&A: Rob Gleeson of FE Investments

Industry impact of Covid-19

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Rob Gleeson of FE Investments

UK fund selectors give their unique take on the rapidly evolving global coronavirus crisis from a professional and personal perspective. Today, we hear from Rob Gleeson, head of research at FE Investments.

How does the market fallout from the coronavirus pandemic compare with other tough times during your career? Are there lessons you have learnt during your career that can help you now?  I started my career in 2005, so have the Global Financial Crisis to look back on. This time around, I am much more confident in policymakers. In 2008, we were generally worried about system collapse, but as some of the same stresses started to play out in bond markets with liquidity drying up, there was a general consensus within the team that the central bank would have to step in to sort it out, which...

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