Women shop for bread at a market in Ankara, Turkey, on December 20. Inflation in food prices and other areas remains a concern around the world as some of the leading central banks pivot to a more hawkish stance on interest rates. Photo: AFP
Women shop for bread at a market in Ankara, Turkey, on December 20. Inflation in food prices and other areas remains a concern around the world as some of the leading central banks pivot to a more hawkish stance on interest rates. Photo: AFP
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Three reasons for market optimism in 2022 despite economic risks

  • The global pandemic, rising inflation and hawkish stances by central banks linger in the air, but economic conditions and market sentiment can easily diverge
  • Investors learning to live with the virus, limited effects from the Fed’s tonal shift and policy easing from China should hearten investors in the new year

Women shop for bread at a market in Ankara, Turkey, on December 20. Inflation in food prices and other areas remains a concern around the world as some of the leading central banks pivot to a more hawkish stance on interest rates. Photo: AFP
Women shop for bread at a market in Ankara, Turkey, on December 20. Inflation in food prices and other areas remains a concern around the world as some of the leading central banks pivot to a more hawkish stance on interest rates. Photo: AFP
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