Economists: Post-Covid double-digit inflation warnings wide of the mark

Fears are 'overdone', experts argue

David Brenchley
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A recent paper warned central bank stimulus could lead to double-digit inflation at some point in the next two years
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A recent paper warned central bank stimulus could lead to double-digit inflation at some point in the next two years

Economists and CIOs believe fears central bank and government stimulus measures to fight the economic effects of Covid-19 will lead to an inflationary shock are overdone.

One of the defining features of the coronavirus pandemic has been the sheer scale of the policy reaction as global lockdowns shut economies for months on end and pushed many countries into recession...

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