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Every investor knows that inflation is here. The open question is how long will it last?
CNBC International It surveyed 30 senior market strategists to tackle inflation, a key factor that the Federal Reserve assesses to assess whether it should make it easier for money to flow into markets.
Under the Fed̵7;s lenient monetary policy, the central bank will increase money supply by taking long-term bonds off the open market and halting interest rates. More money in circulation often means a more vibrant economy – and higher stock prices.
Strategists also predict when they expect the Fed to announce a deadline for withdrawing the stimulus, and how they expect the markets to react when the news comes.
CNBC offers strategists anonymous to exchange for their views, the 30 will be based in Asia or the United States, and elections will take place from May 17-21.