If the old investor adage “as goes January, so goes the year” turns out to be true in 2022, then we are in for a rollercoaster ride. Global shares posted their worst monthly performance (-5.3%) since the pandemic, with markets roiled by newsflow of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes and balance sheet reduction to tackle inflation. US-Russia tensions over Ukraine exacerbated the risk-off mood.
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The conflict in the Ukraine is the first war in a fully interconnected world, wired more closely than ever before by trade, supply chains and financial markets. As such, while the drama is occurring within Ukraine’s frontiers, the consequences of Putin’s “special military operation” are being felt across the globe.