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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.
Wall Street closed in negative territory for the fourth straight session on Wednesday, with the Dow 280 points lower, the S&P down 0.8% and the Nasdaq with a 0.6% loss. On a monthly basis, both the Dow and the S&P 500 lost over 4% and the Nasdaq more than 4.5% in August, their worst performance in seven years. European equity markets also fell for a fourth consecutive session Wednesday and suffered sharp losses in August after data showed inflation in the Euro Area accelerated more than expected, strengthening the case for the ECB to deliver a big rate hike next week. At the same time, concerns over a further reduction in gas supply increased as natural gas flows via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline were halted for maintenance. On a monthly basis, the Euro Stoxx 50 lost 5.1% in August.
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