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Article | 11 December 2020 | Investments
It’s been called ‘the year to forget’, but there is no denying that 2020 has been a memorable year. Markets hit new peaks in February, before the Covid-19 pandemic struck home and caused a spike in financial market volatility. Since then, with huge rescue packages in place and abundant liquidity, many markets recovered their nerve. Boosted further by the prospect of a reflationary new US president and an effective vaccine against Covid-19, new highs have been reached.