Deutsche Bank Launches First Index to Trade US Core Inflation
By Karen Brettell
Published September 4, 2012 Reuters
Deutsche Bank said on Tuesday that it has launched the first tradable index based on U.S. core inflation, as expectations of further stimulus from the Federal Reserve increase demand for inflation-protected products.
Core inflation measures are closely watched by the Federal Reserve and are seen as a better indicator of long-term inflation than headline figures, as they remove volatile food and energy moves, which can obscure real price increases.
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