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Quarterly Performance Update

World Retreats from Risk

Second Quarter 2020

Following a steep sell-off late in the first quarter, stocks and credit-sensitive assets roared back to life in the second quarter. Central bank stimulus helped restore investor confidence in the global financial markets, while the reopening of many countries from COVID-19 lockdowns helped boost market sentiment and economic outlooks.

Q2 2020 Performance Update

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