Even as hopes grow that the developed world might be nearing a peak in the interest rate hike cycle, stagnating growth will pose challenges to asset allocators as they position portfolios for 2023.
The life insurer has a diversified hedging toolbox ranging from real assets to derivatives. These tools provide long-term, non-guaranteed benefits to policyholders as inflation, or even stagflation, is now looming.
Inflation and stagflation continue to be a concern for investors amid the Russia-Ukraine war, supply chain disruptions and rising energy prices.
Asian asset owners are less concerned about geopolitical risk but are just as worried as their global counterparts about inflation and rising rates, according to a new survey by Bfinance.
Supply chain shocks, rising inflation, and the ongoing Russian assault on Ukraine prompt investors to prepare for an economic environment of stagflation.
Real estate, infrastructure, and natural resources that are linked to rising prices and have a low correlation to economic activities can help investors mitigate risks amid inflation, or even stagflation.
Members of German market information provider, DMSA Deutsche Markt Screening Agentur say Evergrande has defaulted; Analysts are split over whether the market is approaching stagflation or pointing to a healthy recovery; Low hedge fund returns and high management fees have seen pension fund allocations fall but CPPIB is keeping the faith; and more.
Inflation or stagflation? Rising prices have sent worries across the market. Investors want to be fully geared with the right assets in the portfolio.
While the one-year verdict on Abenomics is positive, industry figures question its sustainability at an AsianInvestor forum, with wage growth forecast at 1% and inflation at 3%.
The research firm's economists argue that Indian growth is slumping while inflation is headed for double digits.