COVID 19

Are the markets COVID-19 immune?

2020 has witnessed remarkable and wildly unexpected events worldwide, and share markets are no exception.

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2020 has witnessed remarkable and wildly unexpected events worldwide, and share markets are no exception. They’ve been on a rollercoaster since COVID-19 became part of our everyday vocabulary.

Although outcomes remain unknown, and certainty still far out of reach, the markets are displaying a curious and strange resilience.

The world’s largest market (the U.S.)  down a third in March/April, vaulted back up by 51% reaching new highs by August.

Central banks have played a key part, printing money to stem the economic carnage.  Markets now display puzzling signs of immunity to COVID-19.

But can it last?

Pathfinder Chief Investment Officer Paul Brownsey, and Portfolio Manager Hamesh Sharma, in their August webinar, take a closer look at what’s going on and speculate on where things may be headed.

Click here to watch.

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