- The full economic impact and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic remains unknown. Both consumption and production have been impacted worldwide.
- In the US, the prioritization of public health mandated an economic recession and caused widespread market uncertainty. While the US federal government has responded, the country is likely only experiencing the early stages of the pandemic’s health and economic consequences.
- Restarting impacted economies – if and when COVID-19 treatments become available or caseloads peak – is likely to be a slow and gradual process.
This material is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice. There can be no assurance that developments will transpire as forecasted. Actual results may vary. The views and opinions expressed are as of April 3, 2020 and may change based on market and other conditions.
Natixis Distribution, L.P. is a limited purpose broker-dealer and the distributor of various registered investment companies for which advisory services are provided by affiliates of Natixis Investment Managers.