Hedging Fixed Income In Volatile Times: IDFC AMC

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Hedging Fixed Income In Volatile Times: IDFC AMC

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The last few days have been very noteworthy for global markets as well as for India.

We received a shock Indian consumer price index print at last week beginning which has served to substantially take up average FY22 forecasts for most analysts.

Importantly these are now anywhere between 40-100 basis points higher than Reserve Bank of India’s latest assessment.

Then the U.S. Fed meet seemed to sound somewhat more cognizant of inflation risks than market was prepared for the Fed to acknowledge at this point.

This was reflected both in the average inflation forecasts for Federal Open Market Committee members as well as their expected rate hikes down the line, in 2023.

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