The price is right for inflation

Over the past five years chasing yield has been the goal for most institutional and retail investors, with inflation a consideration mainly for insurers and pension funds. But the inflation issue has now become important at both the high-net-worth and retail level.

Some investors are buying products that offer them a simple multiple of inflation. But most are playing the theme via other asset classes. They may be investing in commodities that are viewed as drivers of inflation, or in emerging ma

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