Sovereign bonds offer protection for investors, says QIC’s Morris
31 August 2019 | 7:27 am
Beverley Morris, head of rates and inflation, portfolio manager for fixed income funds at QIC, discusses the bond markets and what would get bond investors to worry.
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The euro is performing better than expected with annual inflation dropping to 10% in November this year, partly due to energy prices. But experts are not overly optimistic.
The head of Germany's central bank has said it will take until 2024 for inflation to decline sharply. Joachim Nagel said it would take time for the effect of higher interest rates to kick in.
Consumers can expect more price rises in 2023 and 2024 as energy costs remain elevated, the head of a group of experts advising the German government said.
France's cost of living crisis shows signs of stabilizing, as inflation dropped from 7.1% to 6.7% in December. It's among the lowest levels in the Eurozone, but many households and businesses are still struggling. French bakers are asking for more financial aid, with the cost of flour up a staggering 45%.
France's cost-of-living crisis shows signs of stabilising, as inflation dropped from 7.1 percent to 6.7 percent in December. It's among the lowest levels in the eurozone, but many households and businesses are still struggling.
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