Petrol prices on display at a service station in Visalia, California, on November 16. The global surge in inflation continues apace, with the US seeing its largest year-on-year increase since 1990 in October. Photo: AP
Petrol prices on display at a service station in Visalia, California, on November 16. The global surge in inflation continues apace, with the US seeing its largest year-on-year increase since 1990 in October. Photo: AP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Why the global inflation surge could signal an economic collapse

  • The link between inflation and asset price collapse or debt market implosion might have been forgotten, but it is still there
  • Policymakers cannot afford to ignore the increasingly shaky state of the foundations on which the global economy rests

Petrol prices on display at a service station in Visalia, California, on November 16. The global surge in inflation continues apace, with the US seeing its largest year-on-year increase since 1990 in October. Photo: AP
Petrol prices on display at a service station in Visalia, California, on November 16. The global surge in inflation continues apace, with the US seeing its largest year-on-year increase since 1990 in October. Photo: AP
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