Ukraine situation is a risk but inflation is a bigger one, says Evli CEO

Although escalation in the current geopolitical tension involving Ukraine and Russia could negatively impact Finnish investors, Maunu Lehtimäki is more apprehensive about increasing inflation and potential crackdowns by central banks.

Maunu Lehtimäki, CEO of Evli. | Photo: Evli PR

As Russian troops gather at the border to Ukraine, and other geopolitical risks feature more prominently in 2022 than last year, CEO of Finland's Evli Group Maunu Lehtimäki considers the inflation outlook a greater cause of concern.

Speaking to AMWatch, the CEO of the Finnish asset manager notes that although geopolitical risks are heightened, in his view they will not be the biggest potential problem for investors in 2022.

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