Predictions are all over the shop and equally entrenched
It might take longer to shake off our covid caution than originally thought
Questions abound about whether the economic turbulence will be long-term or short lived
But, though growth prospects are encouraging, the country is not immune to the ever-present threat of inflation
With half saying equity markets have become out of sync with the real economy
‘We could easily see headline inflation surging to 2.5-3%’ one chief economist says
Details of the Biden administration’s broadly defined ‘infrastructure’ packages will be crucial
But are their concerns really warranted?
Economies and stock markets have generally been more resilient than expected in the face of repeated lockdowns
Is this a sign that European investors should back away from fixed income?