Ideology vs. Fact

  • Market Perspectives
  • Office of the CIO

In Summary


Three years after COVID-19 made its presence felt across the globe, we are still dealing with its lingering effects – whether it’s the controversy over the U.S. military lifting the vaccine mandate, or China’s abrupt policy shift from zero tolerance to the embracement of natural immunity via mass infection. This report examines the ideological “consistencies” of politicians in the face of changing data as well as their impacts on policymaking and financial markets.