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February 2021

Economic forecasts Q1 2021

Third-quarter (Q3) rebounds in activity across developed economies were impressive, particularly in the US, where lockdowns were the least coordinated across states. Momentum has since faded, however, as Covid-19 infections reaccelerated, and a number of support programmes rolled off in the US.
Read time - 15 min
February 2021

Economic forecasts Q1 2021

Third-quarter (Q3) rebounds in activity across developed economies were impressive, particularly in the US, where lockdowns were the least coordinated across states. Momentum has since faded, however, as Covid-19 infections reaccelerated, and a number of support programmes rolled off in the US.
Read time - 15 min

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26 February 2021

Economic forecasts Q1 2021

Third-quarter (Q3) rebounds in activity across developed economies were impressive, particularly in the US, where lockdowns were the least coordinated across states. Momentum has since faded, however, as Covid-19 infections reaccelerated, and a number of support programmes rolled off in the US.
Read time - 15 min
26 February 2021

Investment team updates - Bullet points 26 February

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

Mark King

Head of Investment Content

Market Monitor - 26 February 2021

Global stock markets have endured another volatile week: while there are encouraging signs regarding the end of the pandemic with the vaccine roll-out continuing across Europe and North America, investors are growing more and more concerned about rising inflation.
Read time - 5 min
25 February 2021

Iain Richards

Head Of Responsible Investment

Climate change, net zero and the employment myth

Press headlines have suggesting that as many as 10 million UK jobs would be at risk from the UK’s transition to net zero over the next three decades. Is that really the potential implication of the UK’s decarbonisation plan?
Read time - 8 min
22 February 2021

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

In Credit Weekly Snapshot - February 2021

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
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19 February 2021

Chris Wagstaff

Head of Pensions Investment & Education

Pensions watch – Issue 6: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

In this edition we focus on why, how and to what extent to increase contributions to defined contribution schemes if good retirement outcomes in the UK are to become the norm.
Read time - 5 min
19 February 2021

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Global Sustainable Outcomes, and how Covid-19 could change the world for ever

We talk to portfolio manager Pauline Grange about global equities and investing in companies which aim to address the world's biggest environmental and social challenges.
Read time - 2 min
19 February 2021

Market Monitor - 19 February 2021

Global stock markets have endured a mixed week with the February rally appearing to slow down.
Read time - 6 min
12 February 2021

Paul DiGiacomo

Head of Equity Research

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

With every country attempting to return to normality following the coronavirus pandemic, we are monitoring US economic activity as well as other measures of 'normality' such as entertainment and leisure, high street shopping, and schools reopening.
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