Two-thirds of advisers say Covid variants pose biggest threat to market stability in 2022

Mark Battersby
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Quilter Investors surveyed nearly 300 financial advisers and found two-thirds (66%) saw new variants and speed of global vaccination campaigns as the biggest concern for markets in the new year. A further 19% saw the biggest risk to be higher than expected inflation, while around one in eight (12%) were most concerned about strong economic growth failing to materialise or being very short lived. With the prospect on interest rate rises on the cards and inflation looking to be more than transitory, just 4% believed a central bank policy error was the biggest risk. Volatility return...

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