Please find the latest edition of Weekly Digest attached.
COVID Update | New cases stabilise across the globe.
The 7-day average number of new infections is now at 385k infections/day, flat week on week.
The 7-day average in the US is 60.8k/day, down 10% week on week. The number of cases in Brazil is up 10% week on week, now at 60.2k/day. Chile continues to see an increasing number of new infections, up over 100% week on week and now at 8k/day. The 7-day average in the UK is now down to 6.2k/day, down 30% week on week and the lowest reading since the end of September last year.
The Week Ahead
Within the corporate earnings reports due this week, we will be paying particular attention to the reports from Ibstock, Spirax-Sarco Engineering and Secure Income REIT.