The Evelyn Partners Investment Podcast: clouds gather over the global economy

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Published: 10 Aug 2022 Updated: 10 Aug 2022

In August’s episode of the Evelyn Partners Investment Podcast Cherry Reynard chats to Ben Seager-Scott, Head of Multi-asset Funds, about the recent interest-rate rises, persistent inflation and some grim economic news. Ben and Cherry also discuss how the energy crisis might affect Europe in the months ahead.

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Episode overview

  • Ben and Cherry discuss this month’s rate rises, which came in spite of increasingly weak economic data
  • Cherry asks what an inevitable and prolonged recession could mean for the UK’s corporate sector
  • Ben discusses what prompted the improved market sentiment
  • Cherry looks to the eye of the storm: Europe and the growing energy crisis
  • Ben explains why the economic picture is not as awful as it first appeared
  • And finally, Cherry asks Ben about a potential boost for stock markets

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