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World markets themes for the week ahead

U.S. retailers' earnings will give a glimpse into how consumers are dealing with sky-high inflation, and a raft of data offer a check-up on the health of the UK economy.Power problems will continue to plague Europe, while the central bank spotlight falls on New Zealand.Here's your week-ahead in markets [...]

World markets themes for the week ahead

Latest U.S. inflation numbers are in markets' sight, especially since Federal Reserve policymakers have come out in force to correct any misconception about their determination to slay decadeshigh inflation with big rate hikes. The fallout from Nancy Pelosi's high-profile visit to Taiwan will be watched closely, as will Chinese and UK data [...]

World markets themes for the week ahead

Britain and Australia may opt for 50 basis-point rate hikes in coming days, given the high risk that markets will punish any central bank that hesitates to crack down on multi-decade high inflation.But policymakers must also contend with cooling economies, with U.S. post-COVID job creation possibly topping out and [...]

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