A person shops at a grocery store in Washington DC, on August 12, as a US report showed inflation rising significantly on the back of energy and food prices. Photo: AFP
A person shops at a grocery store in Washington DC, on August 12, as a US report showed inflation rising significantly on the back of energy and food prices. Photo: AFP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

The storm clouds of inflation are gathering despite market scepticism

  • The air was thick with warnings at the IMF/World Banks meetings, as economists call for central bankers to pounce on inflation expectations and take early monetary action. Only financial markets seem slow to catch on

A person shops at a grocery store in Washington DC, on August 12, as a US report showed inflation rising significantly on the back of energy and food prices. Photo: AFP
A person shops at a grocery store in Washington DC, on August 12, as a US report showed inflation rising significantly on the back of energy and food prices. Photo: AFP
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