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Investment market update: February 2020

Throughout February there was one key global headline that had an impact on stocks, the coronavirus. What began in China a couple of months ago has spread across the world, including Europe, by the end of February. The International Air Transport Association has already warned that the virus could cost the industry nearly $30 trillion.

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Coronavirus and the markets

In recent weeks, the coronavirus has never been far from the headlines. At the start of March, there were more than 87,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with almost 3,000 deaths. While the vast majority of the cases and fatalities have been in mainland China, the virus has now spread to more than 60 countries. One

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Budget 2020 – Winners and losers

This afternoon, Rishi Sunak has delivered the first Budget of the new Conservative government. With a large majority behind him, the theme of the Chancellor’s speech was to deliver the promises made in the party’s election manifesto or, as Sunak himself repeatedly said, to ‘get things done’. Of course, the coronavirus outbreak has significantly changed

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