Can European real estate help investors hedge portfolios against inflation?

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Making the perfect, refreshing mojito for a late summer evening is not easy. Overdoing the rum can spoil the cocktail, whereas not adding enough soda water can leave the mix far too strong to be enjoyable.

Hedging your portfolios against inflation with real estate investments is rather similar. Europe's inflation outlook With European inflation at record levels - tracking highs not seen since the early 1980s - investors are looking to preserve real returns in their portfolios with real estate. Rather like the mint leaves in a mojito, real estate property types with stronger rent growth and shorter leases may elevate an asset allocation cocktail to preserve and grow income. Led by spikes in energy and food prices, eurozone inflation rose to a record high of 8.9% in July while it was ev...

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