Spring 2020 Quarterly Commentary

The New Year 2020 so far has been one for the ages. COVID-19 news flow has been scary, depressing and relentless. It has changed the world as we know it and there will no doubt be long-lasting economic, market and social implications. We have a ‘new normal’. ‘Social distancing’ and ‘flatten the curve’ are new national taglines. Who would have thought at the beginning of the year that social distancing would ever become preferred by family, friends, clients and co-workers? Certainly not us.