People wearing face masks attend a New Year countdown in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2020. While international investors are flocking to China’s stock market, attracted by the country’s economic indicators, eventually they will have to contend with the many economic challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic globally. Photo: AFP People wearing face masks attend a New Year countdown in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2020. While international investors are flocking to China’s stock market, attracted by the country’s economic indicators, eventually they will have to contend with the many economic challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic globally. Photo: AFP
People wearing face masks attend a New Year countdown in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2020. While international investors are flocking to China’s stock market, attracted by the country’s economic indicators, eventually they will have to contend with the many economic challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic globally. Photo: AFP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Stock markets can run, but they can’t hide, from post-pandemic challenges

  • As the focus shifts to dealing with climate change and other socioeconomic challenges, investors will have to abandon short-term love affairs with glamour stocks and settle down to a long-term relationship with sustainable investment

People wearing face masks attend a New Year countdown in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2020. While international investors are flocking to China’s stock market, attracted by the country’s economic indicators, eventually they will have to contend with the many economic challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic globally. Photo: AFP People wearing face masks attend a New Year countdown in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2020. While international investors are flocking to China’s stock market, attracted by the country’s economic indicators, eventually they will have to contend with the many economic challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic globally. Photo: AFP
People wearing face masks attend a New Year countdown in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2020. While international investors are flocking to China’s stock market, attracted by the country’s economic indicators, eventually they will have to contend with the many economic challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic globally. Photo: AFP
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Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley is a veteran journalist specialising in Asian economic and financial affairs. He was formerly Business Editor and International Finance Editor of the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Economic Review and worked earlier on The Times newspaper in London