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APAC REITs in a rising rate environment

Fed’s rate On the 16th of March, Fed chair Jerome Powell mentioned the US economy is very strong and well-positioned to handle a tighter monetary policy, following a decision to hike rates by 25bps. Despite its hawkish stance, the Fed lowered its year-end GDP growth expectation from 4% to 2.8% and increased its inflation expectation…

2021 Q3 Top 10 Performing Funds

Highlights: All top 10 performing funds of the quarter were India equity funds. India equity funds on average returned 9.72% during the third quarter of 2021. What’s going on here? The Covid-19 surge in India earlier this year appears to have limited impact on its financial market despite being one of the most trying times…

FED Tapering

In a much-anticipated speech on 27Aug 2021, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell indicated that the central bank may begin reducing its monthly bond purchases as early as this year. The market participants have been anticipating this announcement for many months now. What exactly is Fed Tapering and will we see a repeat of 2013 Taper Tantrum?…

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