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The K-Shaped Recovery

With lockdowns easing, what is the shape of things to come for economic recovery? Will it be V-shaped? W or even U-shaped? As economists see things, the biggest and wealthiest are on a clear path to recovery while other groups are bordering on hopelessness. This is what’s known as a K-shaped recovery.

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From Life at Home to Life on a Tightrope

As the hard lockdown begins to soften a bit, we peer into an uncertain future and ponder what will happen next. Many of us crave guidance to help us along the road ahead. Scenario planner Clem Sunter thinks we’re about to walk a tightrope, a very wobbly tightrope on which we need to remain upright at all costs. Sunter shares four scenarios about what life will be like as we lift Covid-19 lockdown.

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