Is the inflation peak behind us?


Inflation has reached levels not seen in several decades across the US, Europe, and Australia.

However, there are growing signs that global inflation may have peaked, and US inflation with it.

Is the global inflation peak behind us, how long will elevated inflation linger and what are the risks that could re-spark the inflation fire?

Watch this short video to find out more:

Economic Insights - 20 September 2022
A bear market is typically defined as a price fall of 20% or more from a recent peak. The US share market, as proxied by the S&P 500 index, entered a bear market at the start of June.
Wage growth is on the up as an incredibly strong labour market is translating into broader wage pressures across the economy. In annual terms, wages, as measured by the Wage Price Index, grew by 2.6% in the June quarter – the fastest pace in eight years. However, this was not as strong as expected by many economists, including ourselves, especially given the strength in the jobs market.
The Bull and Bear Market chart illustrates how the S&P500 and the Australian All Ords have performed over the last 80 years. Specifically identifying periods of market growth and market decline.


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