To combat the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world have incurred massive debts in the magnitude of trillions of dollars. How can these governments service their debts? Is financial repression the endgame or the solution? And what are the investment implications?
• Are austerity, default, hyperinflation, and so on, worse than financial repression?
• Financial repression: real interest rates below real inflation rates
• Massive wealth transfer from net savers and cash holders to net borrowers
• Policies to set this in motion
• Investment implications
Date: Thursday, 30 April 2020
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
CE Credit: 1
Founder of ERIC (Electronic Research Interchange), Author of The Solid Ground investment strategy report
Richard Brandweiner, CFA
Chief Executive Officer, Pendal Australia