In the aftermath of the 2008-09 global financial crisis, governments and central banks tackled macroeconomic instability and weak demand by introducing a range of monetary and fiscal stimulus measures. The COVID-19 pandemic has further forced countries around the world to implement emergency stimulus measures in order to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic. Data from McKinsey, for example, shows that the $10 trillion of stimulus packages announced in the first two months of the pandemic was three times more than the response to the 2008–09 financial crisis. To date, governments and policymakers have played a pivotal role in curtailing the depth and breadth of the economic shock resulting from the crisis. The implementation of these policies has resulted in trillions of dollars being channeled into the world economy, but what will be the medium- and long-term economic and investment impact of these measures and how will the world move towards a sustained recovery?
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The financial investment in Saudi Arabia is one of the activities that are connected to the economy’s growth, where the investment fund & portfolio have played a key role in financing different projects of various economic sectors, which have positive impacts in achieving the development plans being implemented in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.