Victor Hill takes a look at who will be the winners and losers in the shift towards working from home.
Back in January President Trump looked assured to win the US presidential election come November. But the coronavirus pandemic has changed everything.
We continue to learn more about the malign virus behind Covid-19. But the tension between the need to open up the economy and to avoid a second wave is acute.
Now that the lockdowns are being relaxed in most advanced countries it is time to take stock of the damage. The markets take one view; Victor Hill takes another.
The pandemic has changed the dynamic of the UK-EU trade negotiations irremediably. A no-deal outcome is not only probable but could even be preferable now, writes Victor Hill.
Victor Hill takes a look at how ‘big tech’ will be omnipresent, post-pandemic, in the fight to contain and suppress Covid-19 and future pathogens.
The Covid-19 pandemic will be the best documented and most analysed in history. But the long-term impact will be in terms of changes in behaviour, writes Victor Hill.
Even Tory loyalists admit that the UK mortality figures are dire and the economic consequences of lockdown are grave – but Victor Hill refuses to blame Boris Johnson.
The Imperial College pandemic model was never peer-reviewed – until now. There are parallels between epidemiological models and catastrophic hedge fund “black box” investment strategies. Victor Hill has been scribbling in his Plague Year journal again.
Test, track and trace – this is the new formula to contain this and future pandemics. Victor Hill makes another entry in his plague journal.