INFLATION FLATLINES AHEAD OF ELECTION
A relatively uneventful week as markets paused for breath, with equities seeing some pull-back – no doubt an inevitable reaction to the frenzy initiated by the European Central Bank’s recent Quantitative Easing. In the UK most of the focus centred on inflation, or rather the very near deflation-inflation, ahead of the general election. The oddity here is that the election itself seems to be largely slipping under the radar, though we expect this to change in the blink of an eye once poll results hit the headlines. Read More….