Adviser survey: Coronavirus mutations are significant risk to market stability

Nearly half worried about vaccine rollout

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The inconsistent global vaccine programme was the primary concern for 46% of advisers
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The inconsistent global vaccine programme was the primary concern for 46% of advisers

New strains of coronavirus and an uneven global vaccine campaign are the greatest risks to market stability, financial advisers have said.

A survey by Quilter Investors of UK financial advisers found that new variants of the virus and the inconsistent global vaccine programme was the primary concern for 46% of advisers, who said stockmarket volatility will increase as a direct result. A further 26% of those surveyed said the predicted post-lockdown economic growth failing to materialise was a significant risk. The UK is leading the way in vaccinating its population against coronavirus, having already administered more than 80 doses per 100 people. The global figure, however, currently stands at 19 doses per 100 people...

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