Credit – Reflation: The end of inflation’s “great moderation”?

7 min read 30 Mar 21

Summary: Credit markets may face challenges if reflationary policies stimulate a concerted return for inflation.

Reflationary policies have provided support, from which credit has benefited. Too much inflation could provoke central banks to raise rates or withdraw support, while faltering reflation could undercut the recovery on which companies depend. 

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The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the original amount they invested.

By Richard Ryan