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Key Themes for 2022 – Video

 

Inflation

Key Themes for 2022 – Video

Key Themes for 2022 – Video

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September 01, 2022

 
 
Sep 2022
 
 

What are the key investment trends as 2022 continues to unfold amid geopolitical tensions, rising inflation and slowing global growth?

 
jitania.kandhari_1
Co-Lead Portfolio Manager for the Active International Allocation Strategy, Head of Macro and Thematic Research for the Emerging Markets Equity team, Deputy CIO of the Solutions and Multi-Asset Group
 
 
 
The Big Picture: Key Themes for 2022
 
Jitania Kandhari the Emerging Markets Equity unveils her Key Themes for 2022.
 
 
 

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