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

As one of the world’s largest economies the US is a key focus for investors. With every country attempting to return to normality following the coronavirus pandemic, we are monitoring when US economic activity might get back on track, as well as other measures of “normality” such as entertainment and leisure, high street shopping, and schools reopening. The result is an index that measures progress toward a post-pandemic world.

Sustainable aviation fuel is ready for take-off

The aviation sector consumes around 8% of all oil. How realistic are attempts to reduce emissions through the use of sustainable aviation fuel?

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

With more countries attempting to return to normality following the coronavirus pandemic, we are monitoring US economic activity as a bellweather for global recovery.

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.

Fund manager interview: maintaining a global focus

With economies looking towards a post-Covid world and concerns around inflation growing, we talk to the manager of the Global Focus strategy about what 2021 might have in store

Relationships are not easy: US equities versus Treasuries

Is it high noon for UK universities?

As the economy recovers and cyclical stocks begin to outperform, we look at the connection between equities and US Treasury yields.

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

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

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

people on shopping street

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.

Discover our market outlook for 2021

Our investment experts share their views on markets for 2021. Click below to access all our viewpoints.

US equities: two major themes in a stabilising economy

As we enter the recovery phase, the US equity team is working closely with our Fundamental Research team to analyse two major themes that will drive our sector positioning and stock picks over the coming months.