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Heres when youll know its time to run from equities because of rising inflation [Video]

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Few equity investors have experience in an inflationary environment and this makes new research from Credit Suisse global strategist Andrew Garthwaite all the more timely.

His recent report serves as an inflationary road map to guide investors through the potential pitfalls of the new market backdrop, complete with important indicators that may warn of impending weakness in equities.

In short, Mr. Garthwaite believes inflation pressure will be positive for equity markets until U.S. core inflation – which excludes volatile food and energy prices – runs above 3 per cent on an annualized basis for several months. The U.S. Labour Department reported on Wednesday that it reached that threshold for the first time during this economic cycle in April.

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The overall consumer price index showed prices climbing at an annual rate of 4.2 per cent, the fastest pace since 2008, prompting a steep sell-off in equities. The CPI report followed an …

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