Barclays: Inflation-linked products gain popularity as market recovers

Inflation-linked indexes and products are making a comeback after volatility during the crisis kept a lot of investors away, says Barclays Capital. The size of the inflation-linked bond market is expected to rise to $2 trillion this year, according to the bank, with $200 billion of this year's new issuance coming from US, UK and European governments. Last year, the structured product market for inflation products picked up and there is growing demand for inflation strategy indexes as investor