The Tilney Investment Podcast – are global measures enough to avoid economic depression?

The Tilney Investment Podcast – Are global measures enough to avoid economic depression?

Published: 02 Apr 2020 Updated: 13 Jun 2022

This edition of our podcast features Lucinda Johnson, an investment director, Chris Godding, our Chief Investment Officer and Ben Seager-Scott, Tilney’s Head of Multi-asset Funds. They talk about the effects of global emergency spending and the possible economic scenarios in the upcoming months.

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Highlights of this episode

01:40 – Chris’s summary of the situation across markets

03:40– Is the combined fiscal stimulus enough to get through the crisis?

05:20 – Lockdown to prevent NHS collapse is likely to last weeks rather than months, says Ben

13:06 – COVID-19 and the world – how are other countries facing the crisis?

16:12 – Worst case scenario on markets is “very avoidable”, according to Chris

20:40 – Financial crisis: the drop is likely to be significant but short

24:53 – Ben’s message to investors: “Don’t get panicked by the bumps, focus on the long term”

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This article was previously published on Tilney prior to the launch of Evelyn Partners.