Acuity 18: Inflation - The Elephant In The Room

It’s not enough for long-term investors to focus on strategies and returns. Ignoring the effects of inflation – the ‘elephant in the room’ – could be a considerable risk to their goals and dreams.

In what ways can an investor mitigate this risk effectively using the portfolio building blocks available to them? Volume 18 of Acuity provides a broad look at this issue and reviews some of the ‘inflation protection’ candidates including gold, inflation-linked bonds, commodities, commercial property and equities.