COVID-19 upended global financial markets in 2020, forcing central banks and governments to take unprecedented actions to shore up economies and accelerate the development of a vaccine. Against this backdrop, 2021 will be a year of healing for the global economy.
Few will look back wistfully on 2020, the year COVID-19 did tremendous damage to public and economic health around the world. Unprecedented medical and fiscal responses established a recovery, but progress has been uneven within and across populations.
The pandemic that was the dominant news story of 2020 will continue to hold its position for much of 2021. Between hopes for a COVID-19 vaccine and expectations for the Biden administration, how should investors think about the year ahead?
The stakes are high: climate change is creating an urgent need for a lower-carbon economy, and the Biden administration will face the daunting challenge of reigniting the U.S. economy in the wake of the pandemic, and energy may be a critical catalyst of that recovery. Dr.
There’s a fading but lingering misconception that socially responsible investing (SRI) means sacrificing returns against a benchmark. The source of concern—and misconception—can often be traced to confusion around the tracking error.