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Hedging inflation

Because it erodes purchasing power and lowers real returns, inflation is an important concern for every investor, especially those considering low-risk, low-return investments. Inflation will remain above 2% through the end of 2022, according to forecasts by Morgan Stanley Research.* There are certain kinds of investments that may help investors protect against inflation, or maintain low volatility, or both.
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The funds below invest in securities that have hedge against inflation, including Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) bonds and commodities in categories such as agriculture, energy, and precious metals.

 

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Data quoted represents past performance. Past performance is not an indication of future results and investment returns and share prices will fluctuate on a daily basis. Your investment may be worth more or less than your original cost when you redeem your shares. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. For most recent quarter end performance and current performance metrics, please click on the fund name.
* Source: Morgan Stanley Research, US Economics: 2021 Mid-Year Outlook – Toward Substantial Further Progress

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