Navigating the uncertain higher inflationary environment

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Robert Lind of Capital Group
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Robert Lind of Capital Group

As we look ahead to the rest of 2022 the biggest question for investors around the world will continue to be around inflation.

Will it continue to be on an upward trajectory? How long will this period of higher inflation last? How will it affect financial markets and economies and investors, and how can they mitigate against any potential repercussions? Inflation has risen sharply in many economies. In the US, the headline CPI is currently running at around 7%, its highest since the early 1980s. In the eurozone and the UK, CPI inflation is now above 5%. Higher inflation poses a significant challenge to the global economy. In the first instance, it imposes a higher cost of living for many consumers and increas...

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