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Covid concerns re-emerge

The emergence of a new Covid variant and rising case numbers in Europe has dampened investor risk appetite
29 November 2021
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    Key takeaways:

    • The emergence of a new Covid variant and rising case numbers in Europe has dampened investor risk appetite
    • At this stage, too little is known about the variant to assess the likely impact on the global economy
    • We have consistently highlighted the risk of new virus variants and slow vaccination leading to fresh restrictions that weighs on growth
    • We continue to favour a balanced approach to equity factor exposure in our portfolios