There is already talk about a possible second wave of infections in Belgium, while in many parts of the world – including the southern states of the US – the first wave has still not ended.
For large parts of the economy, returning to a profitable level of turnover will only be possible when social distancing is no longer necessary, and that's unlikely until there are sufficient quantities of vaccines.
Reports continue to be hopeful about developing a vaccine, but we are still no closer to one becoming available.
Even though the increase in share prices has clearly levelled off, recent coronavirus figures do not seem to have had much effect on the stock markets.
Flattening economic indicators and the downward revision of corporate earnings could change this situation.
We are playing safe by focusing on sectors – such as medical technology, e-commerce, media and software – that support life with Covid-19.
Besides this long-term vision, protection and trends on the financial markets are important aspects too. Your personal investment, which you can see in KBC Mobile and Touch, may have a different composition that takes account of your comfort zone.