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  • Sector: Equity Strategy
17 June 2022
More Than Ever, Focus Matters
Investors in financial markets have experienced a turbulent week in expectation (and experience) of increasing inflationary pressures and rising interest rates in many economies. Over the course of this week, for the first time since 1994, the US Federal Reserve increased the federal funds rate by 75 basis points, while the S&P 500 index of US shares fell more than 20% from the high reached in January this year, signifying a “bear market”.

Given heightened market volatility and investor anxiety, now more than ever, focus matters.

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