Latest News

Markets to rocket if Fed signals rate rise slow down


November 2, 2022 ( Newswire) Stock markets will rocket if the Federal Reserve signals it will slow down its rate-hiking agenda during Wednesday’s policy meeting, says the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory, asset management and fintech organizations.

The prediction from Nigel Green of deVere Group comes ahead of the close of the U.S. central bank’s two-day meeting at which it is widely expected to raise its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point for the fourth consecutive time.

He says: “The markets have already priced-in that the Fed will hike its baseline interest rate range by another 0.75 percentage points Wednesday.

“Investors will be listening carefully to the words and tone. It’s not so much about the percentage points now. Much more important is what is said, how it is said, and how it is perceived.

“We expect the Chair Jerome Powell to sound hawkish as he reasserts the Fed’s vow to fight still stubbornly hot inflation.

“Whilst this would normally create jitters in stock markets and push bond yields higher, it might not happen this time.”

Nigel Green continues: “This is because we also expect the Fed will signal it will slow down its rate-hiking pace before winding it down in, possibly in March.

“This prospect will excite stock markets.

“Powell will be walking a fine line Wednesday of trying not to get the markets too excited about the potential scenario of less aggressive rate-hiking – hence the likely hawkish tone he will still adopt.”

The central bank’s rate rises have prompted a significant drop in home sales and the first real price declines in more than a decade. Wage growth has put-off firms hiring and investing.

“Although the Fed will still want more hard data, there’s certainly a feeling that we’re moving in a direction toward the central bank being able to take its foot off the brake of the economy,” says the deVere CEO.

He concludes: “Markets always look ahead and we expect them to be boosted by a Fed which is facing growing pressure to stand down on interest rate hikes.”

t: +44 207 1220 925
Twitter: @PriorConsults

deVere Group is one of the world’s largest independent advisors of specialist global financial solutions to international, local mass affluent, and high-net-worth clients. It has a network of more than 70 offices across the world, over 80,000 clients and $12bn under advisement.

More Info:

This news is published on the Newswire – a global digital news source for investors and business leaders

Disclaimer/Disclosure: is a digital publisher of third party sourced news, articles and equity research as well as creates original content, including video, interviews and articles. Original content created by investorideas is protected by copyright laws other than syndication rights. Our site does not make recommendations for purchases or sale of stocks, services or products. Nothing on our sites should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or securities. All investing involves risk and possible losses. This site is currently compensated for news publication and distribution, social media and marketing, content creation and more. Disclosure is posted for each compensated news release, content published /created if required but otherwise the news was not compensated for and was published for the sole interest of our readers and followers. Contact management and IR of each company directly regarding specific questions.

More disclaimer info: Learn more about publishing your news release and our other news services on the newswire and

Global investors must adhere to regulations of each country. Please read privacy policy:

China M&A deal value soars 50% YoY in Q3 2022, finds GlobalData

Previous article

S&P 500 Remains Below 3,900 Ahead of Fed’s Policy Release

Next article

You may also like


Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Latest News