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How is inflation impacting UK equities?

  • Explain impact of inflation on financial markets
  • Identify characteristics that strengthen a company's investment proposition
  • Identify investment opportunities in UK equities
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Approx.30min
 

Energy and commodity prices are rising fast, driven by the disruption to global supply chains caused by the war in Ukraine and rise in global demand after the pandemic.

As a result, inflation is set to hit double digits later this year.

So what does this high inflationary environment mean for investors?

In this video, which is worth 30 minutes of CPD, we will look at the impact of inflation and the state of UK equities.

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Please answer the six multiple choice questions below in order to bank your CPD. Multiple attempts are available until all questions are correctly answered.

  1. True or false. Uzo Ekwue says moderate levels of inflation can be good for companies.

  2. When Uzo Ekwue was talking about building a multi-asset portfolio that is inflation protected, which of the following was NOT listed as an asset she would include?

  3. Why does Uzo Ekwue say that good companies to invest in are those with high recurring revenue and those that have sticky customers?

  4. What types of characteristics might a company have that would make it more risky to invest in?

  5. What does Uzo Ekwue mean by double discount?

  6. Why does Uzo Ekwue say that the UK has untapped opportunities?

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  • Explain impact of inflation on financial markets
  • Identify characteristics that strengthen a company's investment proposition
  • Identify investment opportunities in UK equities

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