Trading StrategiesJun, 2020
With coronavirus changing stock trading for the foreseeable future, how do investment strategies need to change to reflect a scarred equities market? Our Trading Strategies special report, published in The Times, explores how COVID-19 is changing investments, what is struggling, and the continuing cryptocurrency debate. It examines if this is a tipping point for ESG investing and if responsible investing will become the standard in the future. It also looks at Hong Kong and the geopolitical tensions rising due to China’s new security law. Finally, the featured infographic looks at pricing during the pandemic and which sectors, regions and categories have been hit the most and which have performed well.
The sell-off across global financial markets have the first half of 2020 has been profound, with dramatic falls across equities, commodities and currencies akin to the financial crisis of 2008-09. But which sectors, regions and categories have been hit the most, and which have performed relatively well?