inflation

Has inflation peaked?

Has inflation peaked?

The environment is different from that of the past decade, but not to the point of questioning fundamental analysis, the spirit of prospecting and contrarian decision-making as means of generating returns. The inflation problem Politicians face a complex challenge to control extreme inflation, without wanting to drag the world economy into a deep recession. This …

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Faced with inflation, the BoE is considering higher rate hikes

Faced with inflation, the BoE is considering higher rate hikes

Governor Andrew Bailey assured in late July that a rate hike of 0.50 percentage point was on the table. The Bank of England (BoE) could follow the example of other central banks on Thursday and accelerate its rate hikes in the face of worsening inflation, at the risk of penalizing economic activity. British inflation accelerated …

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Inflation: a boon for future owners

Inflation: a boon for future owners

All of the French-speaking cantons are distinguished by the same trend: a spectacular increase in the real estate supply during the second half of 2022. Inflation increases prices and confronts Switzerland with new challenges, but it can paradoxically represent a real opportunity in the real estate sector, more particularly with regard to the purchase of …

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Consumption: luxury groups ignore inflation and display Olympic form

Consumption: luxury groups ignore inflation and display Olympic form

PublishedJuly 29, 2022, 4:58 PM Consumption: Luxury groups ignore inflation and display Olympic form LVMH, Kering, Hermès and even Prada announced exceptional half-year results this week, with global sales up 20 to 30% and profits in the same vein. The luxury sector is less sensitive to inflation than mass distribution due to its affluent clientele. …

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The Fed is hitting hard to bring down inflation, without surprising expectations

The Fed is hitting hard to bring down inflation, without surprising expectations

The Fed’s monetary committee raised its key rates by 75 basis points. Jerome Powell affirms that the United States is not in recession. Faced with inflation that is not slowing down in the United States, the American central bank (Fed) hit hard on Wednesday with a new sharp increase in its key rates in an …

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Inflation is expected to reach 8.3% this year globally

Inflation is expected to reach 8.3% this year globally

“Many risks” mentioned by the IMF in its latest forecasts in April “have begun to materialize”, warns the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas. (Photo: 123RF) WASHINGTON — The global economy is caught in a storm of shocks and uncertainty as it tries to recover from COVID-19, according to the IMF, which …

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Peak inflation?  Not yet in the case of emerging markets, it seems

Peak inflation? Not yet in the case of emerging markets, it seems

Inflation in emerging countries seems to have increased further in June. Fears that inflation has yet to peak could increase pressure on emerging assets. With emerging markets already under pressure, investors are increasingly anticipating a global recession. Overall, inflation beat expectations in the 13 major emerging market countries that released data last week. Based on …

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