Weekly Insight - January 17th, 2022

In the latest Weekly Insight: Inflation And Interest Rate Worries Weigh On Sentiment

US stocks recorded second consecutive weekly loss as more investors were expecting the Federal  Reserve to hike rates four times in 2022. All three major US stock indexes posted declines last week.

European equities pulled back as interest rates were expected to be tightened at a faster rate. The pan-European STOXX 600 shed 1%.

Chinese markets ended lower last week. The Shanghai Composite Index and CSI 300 declined by 1.6% and 2% respectively.

The Chart of the week: Inflation Transition