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.
Economics & Markets
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.
Inside the mind of the Master Investor: Jim Mellon updates his readers on his latest thoughts on the markets and investing activities.
Test, track and trace – this is the new formula to contain this and future pandemics. Victor Hill makes another entry in his plague journal.
What has worked in markets, for the last decade at least, may well not work in the future over the medium term. Investors need to keep an open, flexible mind, writes fund manager Tim Price.
Victor Hill investigates which airlines will survive in the post-pandemic world? Is this the end of the ‘golden age’ of air travel?
Filipe R. Costa reveals how to explore an opportunity in the oil market without being exposed to negative prices.
Daniel Defoe (of Robinson Crusoe fame) published his Journal of the Plague Year in 1722 – an eye-witness account of the Great Plague in London of 1665. How plagues play out can teach us lessons today. Victor Hill has begun to keep such a journal.
Inside the mind of the Master Investor: Jim Mellon updates his readers on his latest trading and investing activities.
Every week of pandemic that goes by we are learning new lessons – but some nations are learning faster than others. The key question for all is when can the lockdowns be safely fully relaxed – if ever? Victor Hill is on the case.