Barclays choose shares set to profit from rising inflation


Semiconductor stocks are one of Barclays’ inflation hedge offerings.

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Analysts at investment firm Barclays have selected global stocks to buy as the risk of rising inflation increases.

The bank has selected more than two dozen European stocks from sectors such as semiconductors, oil, banking and healthcare for its new inflation hedge.

The analysts said that pent-up demand as well as higher taxes and wages could lead to an increase in inflation in the medium term. US consumer prices rose 0.6% in March from the previous month, a sign of rising inflation.

Barclays’ research comes as investment firm Berenberg picked its favorite stocks to play on rising inflation in the US, Japan and Europe.

Here are some tips from Barclays to protect yourself against “overheating”:

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