Stock market chaos: The end of easy money? – Counting the Cost

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This week saw a brutal selloff in global stocks which accelerated as the week got under way. On Monday and Tuesday, stocks fell dramatically, erasing all of the gains of 2018 in a matter of hours. And then, stocks recovered and have been pretty volatile since. So what is behind the wild swings in stocks and bonds from New York to London to Tokyo? The prospect of higher interest rates across the globe was the main reason given by analysts for the market rout. The world economy is just emerging from a period of record low-lending rates, and in some cases negative interest rates, all designed to revivify the global economy. Nearly a decade of ultra-easy monetary policy by central banks has sent asset prices sky-high, but now that’s likely to end. Things like stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies are going to have to adjust. “For too long, investors were…

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