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Impact of Coronavirus to Asian Markets

Asia growth to slow

While our central view for global growth remains for a gradual pick-up to trend over 2020, the impact of the virus will detract from growth for at least the first half of the year. This is especially true for Asia, particularly Mainland China and Hong Kong, where we have already seen a hit to growth.

During times of continued volatility, it’s how we respond that counts. As the Novel Coronavirus continues to impact Asian markets, here’s what to watch out for:

  • Increased volatility across domestic and international markets
  • Impact on currencies
  • Asset class opportunities emerge
  • Review Strategic Asset Allocation and stress-test portfolios


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