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Markets rally as US Fed expands balance sheet; $31 bn added in last 2 weeks

Historically, there has been a high positive correlation between the changes in the US Federal balance sheet and the changes in the Indian equity markets

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US Federal Reserve | stock markets | Indian equity markets

Krishna Kant  |  Mumbai 



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Analysts attribute the bullishness in the equity and currency markets to an unwinding of the Fed tapering trade

After a brief pause, the is again expanding its balance sheet, thus continuing to support asset prices. The US central bank has added nearly $31 billion to its balance sheet in the last two weeks, and this could explain the encouraging start for equity in 2022.

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First Published: Sat, January 15 2022. 00:45 IST

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