Islamic finance took a hit in 2020 but is preparing for the next surge of growth through innovation, standardization, and M&A activity.
“In line with this, we believe the office sector will experience a bifurcation between heavily disrupted sky rise office towers, in favour of modern “A” grade city fringe and suburban office buildings.”
Rengo demanded a 4% raise at wage talks this past spring, before the pandemic heated up, but secured an average gain of just 1.9%, the smallest bump in seven years.
Out of a maximum score of 100, millennials scored 54.7, ahead of Generation Z’s 52.5, Generation X’s 51.0 and baby boomers’ 50.6.
Only car and home insurance are being viewed as essential by many, with private health, life, and income protection insurance instruments falling into the discretionary category.
“However, I suspect the markets – which are already in a bullish mood due to the incoming Biden administration – are overthinking the positive vaccine news. They are being premature in their buoyancy.