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Fiscal and monetary policy response to the global pandemic drive April performance in fixed income and equities markets.
Flight to safe haven assets and a halt in economic activity drive performance in fixed income and equities markets in first quarter 2020.
While volatility remains, we think the actions of the Fed and policymakers will eventually help to stabilize markets and restore liquidity.
Elevated uncertainty associated with coronavirus outbreaks weighed on business activity and investor sentiment.
In response to concerns about the economic fallout from COVID-19, the Federal Reserve (Fed) cut their policy benchmark rate mid-cycle.
U.S. equities were flat as concerns grew about the impact of the coronavirus on global economies, which increased volatility last month.
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Equities values broadly outperformed growth during the month of December, led by technology, energy, utilities and healthcare.
United States equities reached new highs in November and continued to gain on a mix of supportive monetary policy.