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Article | 21 June 2021 | Podcasts
Markets were hit with a wave of volatility in response to the US Federal Reserve (Fed) signalling a quicker path to higher interest rates to counter inflation earlier than previously anticipated. Assets such as value stocks, commodities and gold all fell, while those that benefit from disinflationary pressures, such as long-term US Treasuries and highly-rated corporate bonds, all rose. Looking to the week ahead, the Fed’s preferred gauge of inflation, core PCE, is due on Friday which could weigh on broader market sentiment.
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