Tag Archives: Geopolitical

Challenges abound for public finance amid geopolitical turmoil

Rising interest rates, inflation and geopolitics have put pressures on the municipal market since the start of 2022. These challenges come as the world also is still managing the COVID-19 pandemic’s lingering effects. The Federal Reserve is beginning to raise interest rates, in the midst of inflation concerns and supply chain issues, putting pressure on […]

Geopolitical crisis could slow pace of Fed interest rate hikes

Traders are now anticipating five Fed rate increases in 2022, down from the six or more that seemed like a certainty just a month ago. The market has decided that, due to the situation in Ukraine, the Fed and the other central banks will move more slowly and cautiously. In the face of uncertainty All […]