Wasim Khan - April 7, 2020
The first quarter of 2020 has been a very challenging period where not only did we face a fall in investment values globally, but more importantly the lives and wellbeing of all individuals have been affected due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. On March 11, WHO officially declared coronavirus a global pandemic. ‘Social distancing’ is the advice to all, but a number of countries have gone further and pursued the path of a complete lockdown where ‘non-essential’ businesses have been closed. The map below provides a snapshot of key statistics as at 31st March.