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Take Five: Strap in for no landing

A raft of U.S. data and European inflation numbers will give guidance on how the world's top central banks will navigate the way ahead, including the hotly debated "no landing" scenario. Reports on U.S. durable goods orders, home prices, manufacturing and consumer confidence threaten to cement expec

  • A raft of U.S. data and European inflation numbers will give guidance on how the world's top central banks will navigate the way ahead, including the hotly debated "no landing" scenario.
  • China's post Lunar New Year business activity data will give a reading of the health of the world's number-two economy.
  • U.S. durable goods orders, home prices, manufacturing and consumer confidence reports threaten to cement expectations of more Fed rate hikes and to deal a knockout punch to the early-year stock rally.
  • Inflation remains sticky, which could keep big central banks on their hawkish path of raising interest rates further.
  • China has reopened from COVID lockdowns, U.S. labour markets are booming and consumer spending is holding up, while Europe's energy crisis has eased.
Take Five: Strap in for no landing
A raft of U.S. data and European inflation numbers will give guidance on how the world's top central banks will navigate the way ahead - including whether we're heading for that hotly debated "no landing" scenario.

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