2020 stands out as a year characterised by aggressive lockdowns and strong risk aversion, which produced massive supply and demand-side shocks to economic activities, individuals, businesses, public health organisations and governments learning and adapting to the "new normal".
However, the swift development and approval of vaccines stirred investors' confidence in a sustainable economic recovery which led to major equity indices trading at all-time highs in December. What can investors expect in 2021 and will strong efficacy signs from vaccines remain a near-term driver and focus for markets?
Aberdeen Standard Investments will share their 2021 Global Economic Outlook and provide insights on how investors can stay ahead of volatility in a post-pandemic world. Also, gain insights from Patrick on how the pandemic may have impacted your existing legacy plans such as your Wills, or to have a Will drafted if you have not yet done so. Find out what provisions you can make in a Will, taking lessons from this recent pandemic.