A waitress wearing a mask serves customers enjoying the summer sunshine at outdoor tables in Soho, central London, on September 20, as the British government considers fresh nationwide restrictions after an rise in Covid-19 cases. Photo: AFP A waitress wearing a mask serves customers enjoying the summer sunshine at outdoor tables in Soho, central London, on September 20, as the British government considers fresh nationwide restrictions after an rise in Covid-19 cases. Photo: AFP
A waitress wearing a mask serves customers enjoying the summer sunshine at outdoor tables in Soho, central London, on September 20, as the British government considers fresh nationwide restrictions after an rise in Covid-19 cases. Photo: AFP
Sylvia Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Sylvia Sheng

Coronavirus, US election and Brexit will weigh heavily on markets in the fourth quarter

  • Apart from a winter resurgence of Covid-19 in the northern hemisphere, uncertainties about the outcome of the US presidential election, the future of UK’s departure from the European Union and US stimulus packages will make for volatility in the fourth quarter

A waitress wearing a mask serves customers enjoying the summer sunshine at outdoor tables in Soho, central London, on September 20, as the British government considers fresh nationwide restrictions after an rise in Covid-19 cases. Photo: AFP A waitress wearing a mask serves customers enjoying the summer sunshine at outdoor tables in Soho, central London, on September 20, as the British government considers fresh nationwide restrictions after an rise in Covid-19 cases. Photo: AFP
A waitress wearing a mask serves customers enjoying the summer sunshine at outdoor tables in Soho, central London, on September 20, as the British government considers fresh nationwide restrictions after an rise in Covid-19 cases. Photo: AFP
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