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Central banks need to take action to reduce inflation risks

Fresh inflation fears send global markets tumbling

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FTSE 100 sees £48BN wiped off its value as inflation risks rattle investors. Stock markets are edging higher ahead of the weekend, extending a late recovery in the previous session, courtesy of comments from central bank policymakers worldwide.
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FTSE 100 and Wall Street slump amid rising inflation fears

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Yesterday saw Global stock markets slip amid rising inflation fears, with the FTSE 100 down by nearly 3% after opening. FTSE 100 now recovering after UK GDP data although investors are fretting over inflation in countries worldwide. US inflation fears are the main focus of nervousness, primarily due to the country being the world's leading economy.
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FTSE 100 struggles to gain despite UK lockdown easing

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Pound Sterling storms higher but FTSE 100 struggles to gain momentum. The FTSE 100 has struggled despite plans to press ahead with reopening the UK economy and Scottish election success. After a relatively strong start to the day, London's FTSE 100 Index has closed 0.061% lower or by -4.35 points to 7,125.36 on Monday, with airline shares among the top losers.
China economy posts record growth

World stocks hit record highs after strong China and US data

World stocks surged to record highs on Friday after the US and China posted robust growth data and bolstered expectations of a solid global economic rebound. After months of lockdowns and COVID-19 restrictions signs of recovery are beginning to emerge.