Signet Bank Market Review 12/2022

Even the very beginning of the year of 2022 was hinting at numerous difficulties for market participants ahead. In addition to military actions, politics and international relations, sanctions and counter-sanctions, the tiresome pandemic and rising inflation, the market turned out to be absolutely unprepared for record increases in interest rates and resulting price movements. Investors were hit by falling equity indices, huge losses on the venture capital market, capitulation of cryptocurrencies, sharp jumps in credit spreads in emerging markets and high-yield bonds, and even by a mess in the government debt market of some developed countries.

 

Read full Market Review for December 2022 here.