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Business Extra: sovereign wealth funds hunt for opportunity amid Covid-19 crisis

Invesco’s latest report says the market collapse earlier this year was an unprecedented time to buy

Despite market volatility caused by the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, it seems that many sovereign wealth funds learnt the lesson of the last financial crisis and were nimble enough and cash-heavy enough to seize opportunities.

Co-hosts Mustafa Alrawi and Kelsey Warner are joined this week by Zainab Kufaishi, head of the Middle East and Africa at Invesco, to discuss the findings from the company's annual study of sovereign asset management.

She says sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East intend to use their cash reserves to take advantage of buying opportunities, as asset valuations fall due to market turmoil.

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Updated: July 22, 2020 05:22 PM

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