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The head European strategist at JPMorgan’s $1.7 trillion asset management arm tells us the biggest issue for global markets in 2018

Karen Ward

  • Karen Ward, the chief market strategist for the UK and Europe at JPMorgan’s $1.7 trillion asset management arm, says rising inflation is the biggest risk to global markets right now.
  • Most forecasters and policymakers see a gradual return of inflation over coming years, but problems could arise if it rises faster than is currently expected.
  • Markets are buoyant, but “thoughts will turn towards a much less risk favourable environment quite quickly” if inflation jumps quicker than forecast.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com