Editor's letter: A shot in the arm?

One sudden event can have a positive impact

Lauren Mason
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Lauren Mason, Investment Week editor
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Lauren Mason, Investment Week editor

8 November marks the one-year anniversary of ‘Pfizer Monday’ – when stockmarkets surged following the news that Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine was 90% effective in trials.

The increased likelihood that life would once again return to normal caused the MSCI All-Country World index to surpass its previous record high, while the FTSE 100 saw its biggest single-day jump since...

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