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IMF: Emerging Economies Must Prepare for Interest Rate Hikes

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), emerging economies and nations must be ready to face interest rate hikes from the U.S. Federal Reserve, as part of its policy tightening initiatives. The IMF blog points out that faster-than-expected moves by the American central bank can shake up emerging economies, despite expectations that inflationary pressures will lessen later in 2022.


The central bank of Argentina released a poll conducted by analysts, which indicates that inflation in the South American nation is likely to reach 54.8% by the end of the year, which is 2.7% higher than December’s estimation. Despite that, the poll pointed out that the Argentinian economy is expected to grow by 2.9% in 2022, which is 0.4% higher than previous estimates.

The Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, is expected to announce more measures and modifications to the European nation’s anti-inflationary package, as stated by the government’s spokesperson Piotr Muller. Muller also mentioned that such measures can be prolonged should inflation carry on escalating.


The U.S. dollar traded on an upward trajectory, remaining solid amid expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates at a faster pace than expected. Investors & traders believe that inflation data and the appearance of central bank officials would increase the likelihood of higher interest rates. The dollar index traded 0.22% higher to 95.930.


Gold futures stumbled to near three-week lows as investors & traders grasp the latest U.S. jobs report, now shifting their focus towards inflation figures. With the consumer price index later on this week on investor watch amid a stronger dollar greenback, the safe haven dropped 0.14% in value to $1,792 per ounce.


Crude oil prices surge higher, fueled by supply issues in Libya and Kazakhstan looming from the previous week, amid escalating infections of the Omicron COVID-19 variant on a worldwide scale. Brent futures jumped 0.22% to $81.92, while WTI oil edged 0.20% higher to $79.06 per barrel.


USA: S&P500 -0.41%, Dow Jones Industrial Average -0.01%, Nasdaq Composite -1.10%

Europe: FTSE 100 +0.47%, DAX -0.65%, CAC 40 -0.42%

Asia: Nikkei 225 -0.03%, Hang Seng +0.99%, CSI 300 +0.45%, Nifty 50 +0.82%


Tim Cook makes the most direct indication yet that Apple is creating a headset.

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has provided the closest thing to a confirmation that the company is developing a headset.

In a recent interview with China Daily USA, Cook was questioned about what, in his opinion, are the essential elements for augmented reality, or AR, to be successful in the consumer market.

“I am incredibly excited about AR as you might know. And the critical thing to any technology, including AR, is putting humanity at the center of it,” he said, echoing comments he’s made in the past about how important AR is to the company.

Meta and others tech titans create the metaverse standard body

Meta, Microsoft, and other tech titans racing to build the emerging metaverse concept have formed a group to encourage the development of industry standards that will make the companies' nascent digital worlds compatible with one another.

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), as well as other well-known standards-setting organizations, are among the participants in the Metaverse Standards Forum, according to a statement released by the group on Tuesday announcing its formation.

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