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Economic Outlook: can things ‘only get better’?

Looking at the rest of 2021 through a macro lens feels a bit like 2009: one would hope that ‘it can only improve on the year before’. Which, surely it must. Stimulus extensions, accelerating vaccine roll-out (notably in the UK), base-effect, and expectations of more are all raising confidence, supporting risk-assets and promising macro improvement. Neil Williams, Senior Economic Adviser to the International business of Federated Hermes shares his latest outlook

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