US Fed interest rate decision key driver for markets movement this week: Analysts

US Fed interest rate decision key driver for markets movement this week: Analysts

Equity markets will be driven by the outcome of the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision this week, analysts said. Moreover, equity benchmarks will also continue to be guided by foreign fund movement and trends in Brent crude oil, they added. “The global markets are looking nervous after the US inflation numbers, which have caused … Read more

US Fed is not falling into an emerging markets’ trap

US Fed is not falling into an emerging markets’ trap

In recent months, the Federal Reserve has taken a lot of heat from asset managers for letting inflation run out of control and now risking a recession with rapid rate hikes. The chorus of complaints evolves around its perception in the marketplace. “If the Fed does not do its job, the market will,” wrote Bill … Read more

Gold price dips over ₹ 1000 this week. Is this correction a buying opportunity?

Gold price dips over ₹ 1000 this week.  Is this correction a buying opportunity?

Gold price today: After witnessing a bumpy ride throughout the week gone by, gold price on Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) logged 2.20 per cent weekly loss and ended at ₹50,810 mark on Friday. Sharp impulse in dollar index and US Fed’s hawkish stance on interest rate hike amid rising fear of global inflation were among … Read more

Yen Bears to EM selloff: 5 pressure keys to watch in Asia after Fed’s rate hike

Yen Bears to EM selloff: 5 pressure keys to watch in Asia after Fed’s rate hike

Asia traders are waking up to a relief rally across the Pacific after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell promised the biggest rate hike since 1994 won’t be the rule. But nerves are frayed after this month’s market volatility and his warning that growth will slow and unemployment climb could still result in new bouts of … Read more

Global Markets Remain At Risk Of Sell-off On Central Bank’s Tightening, Says Imf

Global Markets Remain At Risk Of Sell-off On Central Bank’s Tightening, Says Imf

Global stock and bond markets are at risk of a sell-off because central banks including the Federal Reserve may be forced to raise interest rates more than investors anticipate to tame inflation, a top International Monetary Fund official said. The odds of a major market sell-off would be increased if monetary policy tightening is combined … Read more