036 - Fed to begin hiking cycle on Wednesday amidst stagflation concerns
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has heightened the concern of stagflation. The price of oil, wheat and corn have risen significantly due to the supply shocks caused by the conflict. In this environment, central banks must navigate tighter monetary policy, with the Fed announcement on Wednesday. Markets will focus on Fed Chair Powell's press conference and the dot plots to gauge possibilities in this regard.
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Senior Market Specialist
Nikos Tzabouras is a graduate of the Department of International & European Economic Studies at the Athens University of Economics and Business. He has a long time presence at FXCM, as he joined the company in 2011. He has served from multiple positions, but specializes in financial market analysis and commentary.
With his educational background in international relations, he emphasizes not only on Technical Analysis but also in Fundamental Analysis and Geopolitics – which have been having increasing impact on financial markets. He has longtime experience in market analysis and as a host of educational trading courses via online and in-person sessions and conferences.