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Webinar replay: Hermes US Equities

What impact is the coronavirus pandemic having on US equities? How is our US SMID team navigating this crisis? In our latest webinar, Mark Sherlock, Head of US Equities, is joined by the US SMID team as well as Steve Chiavrone, CFA, a portfolio manager and equity strategist based in our New York office, to discuss recent market developments. Listen to the replay now.

In this webinar, Chiavarone, who is responsible for portfolio management and research within the global asset allocation team, provided his thoughts on the impact that the coronavirus outbreak is having on the US economy and stock market. Meanwhile, Sherlock and the US SMID team discussed changes they have made to client portfolios in response to the crisis. They also provided their outlook for US small and mid-cap companies in the context of their higher quality approach.

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