Does a rising interest rate mean lower stock returns?
If you follow a disciplined approach and stay invested for the long term, it can prove to be a rewarding experience, irrespective of interest rate or market direction.
In the last few months, inflation has been playing havoc worldwide. Between March 2022 and September 2022, the US Federal Reserve increased interest rates by 300 basis points (bps), the European Central Bank by 125 bps and the RBI by 190 basis points. Despite these measures, if inflation fails to show signs of moderation, central banks have hinted at more rate hikes in the months ahead.