Fed and Bank of England expected to keep rates on hold this week

Global stock markets were lower last week. Fears of escalation in the war in the Middle East, higher Treasury yields (the yield on the 10-yr US Treasury briefly rose above 5% for the first time in sixteen years) and mixed earnings reports from US mega-cap tech companies weighed on investor sentiment.

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