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Jun 18, 2020 | Media Coverage

How can stocks be positive for the year?

Simon Bishop, Corporate Hedging Director for APAC, Western Union Business Solutions discusses the road ahead in Global Banking and Finance Review

Financial markets are unpredictable beasts. But even taking that into account, how can key markets, like the benchmark US S&P 500, be positive for the year?

When we consider what the year has seen so far, renewed US-China tensions, civil strife across the United Sates and, of course, COVID-19, the fact that major markets are up for the year seems stunning.

And, of course, it is. But markets often act in stunning ways. In hindsight, we can explain why we have seen markets move like they have.

However, it is much more use to us to accept this is the nature of markets and to be prepared for moves like this – in both the short term and further out into the future.

Read the full article at Global Banking and Finance Review