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Equity rerate unlikely before second half of 2023, says Credit Suisse

Higher-rates-for-longer theme triggered significant derating this year

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The biggest driver for the equity markets in 2023 will continue to be 'central banks and their policies aimed at reducing inflation'

Sundar Sethuraman Mumbai
Most global markets have seen significant derating (term used for lowering of valuations or price-to-earnings, or P/E, multiples) this year amid hardening bond yields, following rate tightening by central banks to cool inflation.

Equity markets may once again rerate (term used for expanding of valuations or higher P/E multiples) once central banks start slacken their tight monetary stance.

However, this is unlikely to play out until the second half of 2023, says Credit Suisse in its Investment Outlook 2023 report.

“The higher-rates-for-longer theme triggered significant derating of equities in 2022. This theme will likely continue to dominate during the first half of 2023,

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First Published: Nov 28 2022 | 6:10 AM IST

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