Geopolitics A Ticking Bomb?
Asia equities broadly higher and sweeping aside the mounting tensions between the US and China, instead focusing on the perceived positives which have driven risk assets in recent weeks. Namely reopening economies, slowing COVID-19 case growth and expanding central bank balance sheets.
Hope trade fades
Asia stocks sliding, following Wall Street lower as economic realities begin to set in, with market sentiment starting to catch down to fundamentals.
Retail Revamp, Digitisation and Real Job Losses
As the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered the global economy, thousands of retailers worldwide have been forced to shut shop in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. However, as lockdowns are lifted and stores reopen, will industry changes be accelerated? What does the post-crisis retail landscape mean for jobs, consumer behaviour and real estate owners and operators?