Should we fear an inflation shock?

7 min read 19 Mar 21

Summary: The bond market spooked investors once more, with rising yields on inflation fears the main focus of attention in February. The M&G multi asset team highlight inconsistencies between the reasons put forward for the rise in yields and the actual facts, and reveal some of the implications for asset allocators.

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