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Market commentary: Is the interest rate peak reached?
Market commentary: Is the interest rate peak reached?
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Market commentary: Is the interest rate peak reached?

“Higher for longer” has become the mantra of the powerful central bankers in recent months. Monetary policy is likely to remain restrictive longer than originally expected. Regardless of whether the major central banks will follow up with a final interest rate step in autumn, the interest rate peak has probably been reached and “the worst” is behind us.

How restrictive are the current interest rate policy and financial environment really?
How restrictive are the current interest rate policy and financial environment really?
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How restrictive are the current interest rate policy and financial environment really?

In line with the surprisingly strong economic indicators in the US, government bond yields have risen significantly in recent months. This is putting pressure on the prices of many classes of securities and intensifying discussions about how restrictive interest rate policy really is. Could the higher level of yields make the central bank’s job easier in the form of further interest rate hikes?

Turnaround in the Energy Market: Power Companies Raise Forecasts, Oil Companies’ Profits Drop
Turnaround in the Energy Market: Power Companies Raise Forecasts, Oil Companies’ Profits Drop
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Turnaround in the Energy Market: Power Companies Raise Forecasts, Oil Companies’ Profits Drop

The decline in crude oil prices has led to a trend reversal in the energy market this year: while many power companies have recently raised their profit forecasts, the major oil companies suffered massively from the recent drop in crude oil prices. Meanwhile, in the effort to reach climate targets, the trend toward renewable energies continues unabate