Election result: Expect more sterling jitters and inflationary pressures

Stephanie Baxter
clock • 3 min read

Political uncertainty following the shock election result will lead to more volatility in the pound which could feed inflation, according to investment experts.

The 8 June election resulted in the second hung parliament since 1974, with no party winning an outright majority in an outcome that will create uncertainty about the path ahead for Brexit. Ther...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Pensions

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the industry
  • Receive our in-depth monthly magazine in either print or digital format
  • Access our Sustainable Investment Hub covering news and opinion from thought leaders in the ESG space
  • Receive important and breaking news stories selected by the Editors in our daily newsletter
  • Hear from industry experts and other forward-thinking leaders
  • Receive a monthly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts and a feature from the magazine in advance of its release date

Join now

 

Already a Professional Pensions
member?

Login

More on Investment

The failings of current pension climate models

The failings of current pension climate models

Julius Pursaill welcomes a review of the 2021 climate change regulations

Julius Pursaill
clock 24 May 2024 • 4 min read
 Stories of the week: MNRPF hires Schroders Solutions; TPR; Bulk annuity deals

Stories of the week: MNRPF hires Schroders Solutions; TPR; Bulk annuity deals

MNRPF replaces WTW with Schroders Solutions; TPR CEO speaks at PP Live; 'Record' number of bulk annuity deals predicted

Sarka Halas
clock 24 May 2024 • 1 min read
FCA approves Legal & General's first private markets LTAF

FCA approves Legal & General's first private markets LTAF

DC-focused strategy to launch this summer

Valeria Martinez
clock 22 May 2024 • 1 min read
Trustpilot