Is Australia A Lead Indicator For A Global Recovery?

February 2021 Newsletter | Australia has had remarkable success in controlling the impact of COVID-19. New cases peaked in August 2020, leading to most major lockdown restrictions being lifted by the end of 2020. Australia’s economic recovery has since been robust and appears to be gaining traction, supported by extraordinary levels of fiscal and monetary stimulus. So what lessons can we apply to offshore markets? In this newsletter we outline some Australian data as a guide for what we might expect internationally should global COVID cases be brought under control.