Wednesday 26 August 2020 12:01 am

The City View: CFA Institute's Gary Baker on how markets have functioned during Covid-19

In this episode Christian talks to Gary Baker, EMEA MD of the CFA Institute, the global network of investment professionals, about how markets and investors have reacted to waves of market disruption and unprecedented central bank intervention.

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Gary also talks about the role of human decision-making and judgement amid a rise in machine learning and algorithms in the investment industry and he shares his views on why he thinks most of us will choose to spend at least some of our time back in the office. 

Also in this episode, Christian looks at the latest working-from-home stats; gloomy numbers in retail employment; and PwC’s global results. 

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