Insights

May 2021

Rosalie Pinkney

Senior Credit Analyst

Paul Smillie

Senior Credit Analyst

Dori Aleksandrowicz

Senior Credit Analyst

Banks go from pariah to protected species

The unprecedented fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic, combined with concerted action by global central banks, ensured the banking sector kept vital credit flowing to the wider economy. Now, while the cost of risk is falling, the outlook for banks globally is mixed
Read time - 4 min
May 2021

Rosalie Pinkney

Senior Credit Analyst

Paul Smillie

Senior Credit Analyst

Dori Aleksandrowicz

Senior Credit Analyst

Banks go from pariah to protected species

The unprecedented fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic, combined with concerted action by global central banks, ensured the banking sector kept vital credit flowing to the wider economy. Now, while the cost of risk is falling, the outlook for banks globally is mixed
Read time - 4 min

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5 May 2021

Rosalie Pinkney

Senior Credit Analyst

Paul Smillie

Senior Credit Analyst

Dori Aleksandrowicz

Senior Credit Analyst

Banks go from pariah to protected species

The unprecedented fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic, combined with concerted action by global central banks, ensured the banking sector kept vital credit flowing to the wider economy. Now, while the cost of risk is falling, the outlook for banks globally is mixed
Read time - 4 min
4 May 2021

CIO market outlook

CIO William Davies gives his current thoughts on the shape of the recovery, what impact different levels of stimulus and the speed of vaccination campaigns may have in Europe and the US, and which structural trends have been accelerated by the pandemic.
Watch time - 4 min
30 April 2021

Mark King

Head of Investment Content

Market Monitor - 30 April 2021

Global stock markets have managed to consolidate their recent gains this week, with optimism about a return to economic normality over the course of 2021 still the main focus.
Read time - 2 min
30 April 2021

Investment team updates - Bullet points 30 April

Our investment team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 3 min
23 April 2021

Mark King

Head of Investment Content

Market Monitor - 23 April 2021

Concerns about rising Covid-19 infection rates around the world have prompted sharp falls on global stock markets this week, erasing some of the gains made earlier this month.
Read time - 2 min
23 April 2021

Investment team updates - Bullet points 23 April

Our investment team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 3 min
22 April 2021

Earth Day 2021: How investors can support a greener future

To support Earth Day's theme – Restore Our Earth – some of our fund managers and analysts present their thoughts on important environmental issues from an investment perspective and look at ways to support a greener future.
Read time - 20 min
20 April 2021

Money regrets – what can we learn from the pandemic?

Whether young or old, the risk of running out of money is a real worry.
Read time - 9 min
19 April 2021

Paul DiGiacomo

Head of Equity Research

Covid-19 index: when might life return to ‘normal’? - April 2021

With every country attempting to return to normality following the coronavirus pandemic, we are monitoring when US economic activity might get back on track.
Read time - 3 min

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