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20th June 2022

| Fed Hikes Rates As Inflation Conundrum Intensifies

By Kieran O’Connor

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) lifted rates by 75 basis points (bps) last week.

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13th June 2022

| US Inflation Jump Sparks Sharp Equity Retreat

By Kieran O’Connor

Global equity markets were once again on the backfoot last week.

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7th June 2022

| Asian and Emerging Markets outstrip Western stocks as China begins to lift restrictions

By Ben Stoves

Chinese stocks rallied in a holiday-shortened week after policy makers began to ease some confinement measures.

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30th May 2022

| Strong Consumer Spending Data Helps US Equities Break Losing Streak

By Kieran O’Connor

The S&P500 rose by more than +6.5% last week, buoyed by solid retail sales data.

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23rd May 2022

| UK Stagflation Concerns Mount as Inflation Hits Four Decade High

By Kieran O’Connor

Domestic inflation reached its highest since 1982 last month as the surge in energy and food prices continued to bite.

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16th May 2022

| US Equities Punished Again As Recession Fears Rise

By Kieran O’Connor

US equities continued to fall last week as concerns regarding the economic outlook remain.

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9th May 2022

| Central Banks Hike Rates As Recession Fears Gather Momentum

By Kieran O’Connor

The US Federal Reserve and Bank of England both pushed through interest rate rises last week.

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3rd May 2022

| US Equities Retreat For Fourth Straight Week As Economy Contracts During Q1

By Kieran O’Connor

US equities fell further into the red last week as mixed company results coupled with a surprise first quarter economic

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25th April 2022

| Equities Under Pressure As Hawkish Central Bank Rhetoric Ramps Up

By Kieran O’Connor

Global equity markets were firmly on the back foot last week.

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19th April 2022

| Equity Markets Mixed As Inflation Rises Once Again

By Kieran O’Connor

Inflationary pressures continued to accelerate last month as surging energy costs continued to bite.

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11th April 2022

| Fed Signals Accelerated Quantitative Tightening To Fight Off Inflation

By Kieran O’Connor

The Federal Reserve (Fed) looks set to begin its quantitative tightening (QT) process next month.

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4th April 2022

| Choppy Markets Persist On Cloudy Macro Outlook

By Kieran O’Connor

Volatility continued to grip financial markets last week

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