The U.S. Treasury Secretary and World Bank spoke on inflation expectations, municipal yields drop, and bond funds see first inflows of the year, breaking a long streak of outflows. GFOA talks about revising best practices on debt and the challenge of hiring at the municipal level.
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December 12 2022, 10:00 AM CT
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Interest Rate Indices
Financial markets have remained volatile as investors take stock of the Federal Reserve’s efforts to tame inflation. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has stated that officials broadly agreed that additional 50-basis point (1 basis point = 0.01%) increases could be warranted in June and July given current economic conditions, but others have stated a 75-basis point increase cannot be ruled out.
Equity markets declined significantly following Fed Chair Powell’s recent public remarks as we proceed toward the May FOMC meeting. Municipal Bond yields follow in line with U.S Treasuries.