Markets are underestimating medium-term inflation risks

Mark Kiely  |  Antares Capital  |  01 October 2020  |  0.50 CE

Central banks have injected massive amounts of stimulus to address the economic crisis sparked by the global pandemic, and have signalled that yields are likely to be lower for longer, as they shift focus from containing inflation to reflating economies. Some may argue that it is rational to think that central banks will continue to bail out investors, as they have done for decades. In the post GFC world, inflation risk has been skewed to the downside with central banks fighting against disinflation and deflation – and the market is potentially under-pricing inflation...

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