Reflation

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1.

An increase in economic activity which follows a period of recession or of very slow growth.


2.

Government policies designed to bring about economic growth in these circumstances.

For example, measures to increase the supply of money and credit, or to reduce taxes.


Reflation risks

"Just as deflation concerns in 2015 and 2016 were overblown, markets are now at risk of overlooking the potential risks associated with the ongoing reflation."
The Treasurer magazine, March 2017, p17 - Kallum Pickering, senior UK economist, Berenberg Bank.


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