2022

MARKET UPDATE INFLATION INTEREST RATES AND INVASION (2)

03 May: MARKET UPDATE: INFLATION, INTEREST RATES, AND INVASION

With the unfolding Russia/Ukraine war, commencement of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s long expected monetary policy change to hike overnight interest rates, widespread concerns over shortage-induced price increases for energy and food, and further COVID-related lockdowns in China, these conditions have produced a high degree of uncertainty to start 2022 and have caused material adverse financial market conditions along with elevated price volatility.