Inflation

December 20, 2021
Inflation is now investors’ biggest concern in 2022 premium
The debate as to whether inflation is ‘transitory’ or not is now not in play and investors should be reviewing their investments. Last week the Bank of England hiked interest rates for the first time in over three years in a bid to tackle mounting inflation, with the Monetary Policy Committee voting 8-1 in favour of the increase to 0.25%. This followed on from the U.S. Federal Reserve lining up for faster rate hikes sooner than forecast as inflation soars. The central bank Read More
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Nigel Green
May 12, 2021
Investors should see the global sell-off as a wake-up call premium
Inflation worries rattling stock markets across the globe should be used by investors as a reality check. On Tuesday we saw the pan-European Stoxx 600 index drop 2.3% and London’s FTSE 100 fall 2.4%. European losses followed on from the Asia Pacific region, with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng closing more than 2% lower and Japan’s Nikkei 225 ending the Tokyo trading session having lost more than 3%. In addition, U.S. futures were down across the board ahead of the opening bell Read More
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Nigel Green
November 15, 2012
Company Pensions Are Set For Another Fall premium
The unexpectedly large spike in inflation confirmed yesterday and the BoE's inflation forecast today could spell trouble for company pension holders. The unexpectedly large spike in inflation confirmed yesterday and the BoE's inflation forecast today could spell trouble for company pension holders. Read More
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Nigel Green