Fact or fiction: Are rising commodity prices behind higher inflation?

Is it the dawn of a new supercycle?

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Xian Chan

As the economic recovery accelerates, a lot has been said about commodity prices and whether we are seeing the dawn of a new “commodities supercycle”.

At face value it is easy to assume this is at the heart of the recent pick-up in inflation, as conventional wisdom suggests that higher commodity prices automatically mean higher consumer prices. But as...

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