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BT In Play And Investing In A Time Of Inflation

Dec. 02, 2021 3:29 PM ET2 Comments
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Tim Worstall


  • There was a quickly denied rumour of a bid for BT - the old British Telecom - and there's another significant investor on the rolls.
  • The point is not particularly about BT itself, it's to use it as an example of what we might look for in a time of inflation.
  • Revenues that rise with inflation itself, secure and fixed-rate borrowings that are immune to interest rises - that should do it.

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Investing in a time of inflation

This is something that we're all going to have to learn all over again - how do we invest in a time of inflation? The last people who had to do this - in Europe

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