Research suggests rate hikes could have 'benign' impact on equities

Follows Fed 75bps hike

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Research suggests rate hikes could have 'benign' impact on equities

Stock markets have historically remained positive in months with hikes to interest rates, according to research from investment firm Dimensional, which studied 468 months of US equity market performance between 1983 and 2021, including 70 months in which rates rose and 67 in which they fell.

According to Dimensional's findings, on average, markets were positive in months with rate rises and said rates having little impact on monthly performance. The findings come days after the Fede...

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