Investors advised to protect against risk of inflation

Investors should allocate some resources to real assets in 2013 to try and protect against the risk of inflation, according to an investment expert.

6th January, 2013
Vincent McCarthy, a senior investment consultant with Invesco.

Investors should allocate some of their resources to real assets such as property, commodities and precious metals in 2013 to try and protect against the risk of inflation, according to an investment expert.

Vincent McCarthy, a senior investment consultant with Invesco, said that Jens Weidmann, the president of the German Bundesbank, seemed to be "the only central banker sounding the alarm bells about the direction of monetary policy" and the risk of inflation.

"Inflation has been...

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