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By: Pascoe Barton  06-Dec-2011

Inflation can be really nasty. Those of us who can remember the 1980’s in New Zealandknow that inflation was high, running at close to 20%. We can also remember wage freezes, and the maximum interest rates that were chargeable on mortgages. Inflation is something that all investors should worry about.

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