Market Analysis

Markets edged higher in Europe on Monday with prices stabilizing

EUROPEAN SHARES 

Markets edged higher in Europe on Monday with prices stabilizing following last week’s mayhem caused by fears about the Omicron variant. It seems to be the “calm after the storm” this week for stock investors as most of them have digested the news and are now assessing the potential threat the new variant could bring to the economic recovery. There is still a lot to discover about this new strain, which makes it difficult to know if it will become a new “black swan” or just temporary turbulence for markets. Amid this climate of rising uncertainty, investors are likely to rely on macro news and closely follow  this week’s speeches from central bankers, particularly those from the Federal Reserve, where the announcement of any delays to tapering or any other dovish measures to mitigate the risk brought buy this new strain, could bring further support to riskier assets.

 

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