Markets poised to rise but will be buffeted by volatility

Travellers at an airport in Detroit. DBS' chief investment officer/strategist Hou Wey Fook sees the recent recovery of hotels, resorts and airlines as a sign that market interest is expanding beyond just big tech.
Investors must remain cognisant of the fact that markets could continue facing volatility. PHOTO: REUTERS
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SINGAPORE - Vaccine developments have given hope that the world economy can return to normal and spur corporate earning recovery but while financial markets will trend upwards, it will not be a straight line and event-driven volatility will remain a feature of 2021.

That, in a nutshell, seems to be the emerging view of experts in their 2021 outlook themes.

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