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Assessing the impact of containment – views from Asia

Bill Maldonado and Renee Chen shared their views in a webcast on how we are navigating the markets under the rapidly evolving circumstances
30 March 2020
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    Key takeaways:

    • So far, policy-makers in Asia seem to have responded more quickly and in a better coordinated manner than most developed markets
    • We have been tracking high-frequency economic indicators to gauge the state of the Chinese economy. Since mid-February, we have seen pickup in these indicators, pointing to a gradual recovery
    • We expect markets to be volatile until the situation turns around in US and Europe; our investment approach is to remain broadly neutral during this volatile phase