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2020-09-29 at 11:17  Timo Löyttyniemi
The buzz word of the season is ‘wave’. Most people knew to be prepared for a second wave of the coronavirus. Now it’s here, and the pandemic appears to be accelerating, as expected. What is surprising, however, is that there are many different...
2020-05-14 at 10:03  Timo Löyttyniemi
Many people may have been puzzled by the sharp recovery of stock market during the past weeks. Since the lows of March, equity prices have risen by 30 per cent. To summarise, one could say that it’s too good to be true. Listed here are six reasons...
2020-04-17 at 9:24  Timo Löyttyniemi
We have been watching the spread of the coronavirus in amazement and following the massive measures being implemented to counter it. Decision-making has focused on human health, hospital capacity, intensive care and the number of deaths. Public...
2020-04-07 at 15:04  Timo Löyttyniemi
Pension investors have a lot to think about amidst the coronavirus crisis. How long will it last and what sort of impact will it have? When is it advisable to reduce and when to increase risk? When will the markets and the economy recover? Often...
2020-03-24 at 12:45  Timo Löyttyniemi
With the spread of the coronavirus, we people tend to seek guidance from the past. Are there any past events similar to current developments? Would they give us pointers as to the future? There is no shortage of information, particularly for those...

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