What Should Investors Expect This Year?

Despite the recent stock market rally, fund managers are cautious on the outlook for the rest of 2020. We look at the key questions that will define the second half of the year

James Gard 16 July, 2020 | 11:59AM

2020

Now the midway point of the year has passed, fund managers are focused on the remaining months of what has already been a tumultuous 2020. Several difficult questions are key to how the stock market performs in the second half of the year: will a proven coronavirus vaccine be found, who will win the US presidential election, and what will be the shape of the economic recovery?

Stock markets have made a strong recovery since their March lows but many managers are cautious about whether this can continue. It’s been an uneven rally in that tech and growth companies have soared at the expense of value and income stocks

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