Perspectives on the future of the global economy

Posted by Sam Goldwater in Kiwisaver, Retirement, Savings on

Hamish Douglass, the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Magellan Global Fund (which is one of our growth funds’ largest holdings) spoke with Janet Yellen, the most recent former chair of the Federal Reserve, and an adviser to Magellan, about the covid-19 health and economic crisis. The pair discuss the response of the Federal Reserve and how the crisis of 2008-09 has given guidance to the response. They talk about the economic impact and Janet explains why a Nike swoosh-like recovery is more likely than a V-shaped bounce back. They discuss the struggles of emerging markets, the risk of inflation and end on what they find to be optimistic about.

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