European markets fell in today’s trading; The Ibex 35, CAC 40, DAX and other indices fell after Wall Street’s losses yesterday, in light of widespread concerns about central banks continuing to implement tight monetary policies.
The Fed rules the markets
Analysts at Bankinter explained that: “Loretta Meester and Fed member Bullard were among the reasons for the rise in market fears of the Fed, as we talked about seeing an “economically attractive scenario” to raise interest rates by another 50 basis points instead of 25 basis points and that after the announcement of the inflation data it is What is certain is that interest rates will rise above 5%.”
LINK Securities agreed with this view, saying: “The statements made by two senior members of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee, namely Mester, the Cleveland Fed Chair, and Bullard, the St. Louis Fed Chair, both of whom did not vote on the committee This year, it did not help assuage the aforementioned concerns for investors, since both confirmed that, if it had been up to them, they would have raised the official rates by 50 basis points at the previous meeting instead of 25 basis points, as happened, and the second put a cap on the price of The final interest is at 5.5% and he encouraged his colleagues to work quickly to combat inflation.
Europe is following the same path
Analysts at Renta 4 (BME: RTA4) recall that the ECB’s economic bulletin yesterday reiterated the need to continue raising interest rates and keeping them at constrained levels to achieve its 2% inflation target. They explained, “The bank confirms its intention to increase by +50 basis points at the next meeting (on March 16th) and from this point it will decide based on the data that is announced. The market puts the price ceiling at 3.5% in mid-2023, which is the level that it will remain at.” for the rest of the year.”
Analysts at Link Securities added: “Fabio Panetta, one of the most hawkish members, returned yesterday to express concern about the ‘more conservative’ stance on monetary policy that many of his colleagues at the European Central Bank, particularly the Nordic countries, are adopting, noting The Corporation cannot be bound unconditionally with respect to its future actions.