Home Views Global Economy

Impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict on central banks’ policies

Aninda Mitra
Aninda Mitra3/14/2022 06:04 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict on central banks’ policies
Despite rising inflation worries across Asia, the market’s policy-pricing of the region’s central banks have not shifted much.
Font Resizer
Share to WhatsappShare to FacebookShare to LinkedInMore Share
Scroll to top
Follow us on Facebook and join our Telegram channel for the latest updates.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has begun, constituting the most serious security crisis in Europe for decades. Markets are responding with equities selling off, bonds rallying, gold and the US Dollar rising, oil/energy prices surging sharply, and the Russian markets being the most affected.

Geopolitical risk and economic and policy uncertainty today have the world on edge. How do central banks assess geopolitical unrest and its effects on the domestic economy? In the world’s largest economy, the US Federal Reserve will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on March 16–17.

The anticipated actions of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is that it will raise interest rates to weaken inflation. But in light of current events, the chances of it raising rates by 50bp at that meeting, which seemed likely only several weeks ago, have all but vanished.

For more insights on corporate trends...
Sign In or Create an account to access our premium content.
Subscription Entitlements:
Less than $9 per month
Unlimited access to latest and premium articles
3 Simultaneous logins across all devices
Bonus unlimited access to online articles and virtual newspaper on The Edge Malaysia (single login)
Loading next article...
The Edge Singapore
Download The Edge Singapore App
Google playApple store play
Keep updated
Follow our social media
Subscribe to The Edge Singapore
Get credible investing ideas from our in-depth stock analysis, interviews with key executives, corporate movements coverage and their impact on the market.
© 2022 The Edge Publishing Pte Ltd. All rights reserved.