Posts tagged ‘core inflation’

Short and Sharp: a softer Brexit but still a weaker pound



There are many anxieties for investors in global markets. The one keeping me up at night is Brexit. Having defied all the negative economic forecasts following last year’s Brexit referendum, the UK economy is now losing momentum. GDP growth in first quarter was just 0.2%, and 0.3% in second…

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No inflation surprises!



Since the global financial crisis, inflation hasn’t behaved as many economists and market prognosticators predicted. For example, core inflation, which removes the volatile food and energy component and is the preferred measure of price changes by economists, has been consistently low. This lack…

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