In The Money

Shielding investment portfolio from inflation

In this fortnightly series, we address readers’ queries on investing issues. This week, as interest rates rise and inflationary pressures continue, we look at the impact on investment portfolios.

Focus on the basics now to make sure your portfolio has stocks that are able to provide a steady income stream. PHOTO: AFP
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Q: With inflation and potentially stagflation affecting me this year, how can I adjust my portfolio to manage these risks? 

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