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ECONOMY| 14.03.2022

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Could the war lead to a recession or a stagflation scenario?

Experts have assumed that the Russian invasion will have direct consequences on both growth and inflation on the European continent. The most severe effects on the Eurozone will depend on the duration of the conflict, which no one dares to predict yet.

What causes inflation and how does it affect us?

The conflict in Eastern Europe has set off all the inflation alarm bells: the latest data suggest that price levels will continue to rise. How does this affect people’s purchasing power? We tell you everything you need to know in this article.

Another economic blow: oil exceeds 125 dollars a barrel

The invasion is already being felt in the commodities market. Brent crude oil, Europe’s benchmark, has not yet peaked and experts don’t dare set an upper limit. As a result, if the situation worsens, growth and inflation could be hit hard.

Is it time to invest in banks?

Cristina Benito, Head of Equities at MAPFRE AM, points out that the interbank sector can be an entry-level investment opportunity for investors, although she recalls that, in the context of high volatility, it is far from risk-free. 

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