Multi-asset funds look for inflation hedges as Covid-19 heralds 'final disinflationary flourish'

Monetary stimulus brought into sharp focus

David Brenchley
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There has been mixed reaction to the effects of fiscal stimulus to combat Covid-19
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There has been mixed reaction to the effects of fiscal stimulus to combat Covid-19

The coronavirus crisis "will very likely lead to a final disinflationary flourish", as some multi-asset investors look to hedge their funds against the potential return to an inflationary environment.

After a near-30-year period of benign inflation, fiscal and monetary stimulus have been used aggressively to defend economies against the effects of a Covid-19 downturn. As a result, investors have...

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