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The war in Ukraine has tended to increase uncertainty regarding inflation and growth prospects. When and with what consequences this war will end is pure speculation, but capital markets are expected to build a certain immunity to the headline risks in the coming weeks. The medium- to long-term consequences, on the other hand, could be significant. It is possible that we are at the beginning of a new bloc formation or a new Cold War. This would put a significant damper on globalization and further fuel higher structural inflation.
The Dow index recovered from an over 200-point drop to cross over into positive territory on Thursday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq outperformed by adding 0.7% and 1.4%, respectively, as better-than-expected corporate earnings offset recession fears. The European Central Bank surprised markets with a larger-than-expected rate hike, its first in 11 years by 0.5 pp, more than market forecasts of a 0.25 pp rate hike. US stock futures dropped in Asian trade on Friday as investors digested more corporate earnings reports, with disappointing results from Snap hurting sentiment and sending social media shares down. Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.7%, while Dow and S&P 500 futures lost 0.2% and 0.4%, respectively. Nasdaq is on track to gain more than 5% this week, while the Dow and S&P 500 are up 2.4% and 3.5%, respectively, so far this week.
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