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Will central banks keep raising interest rates in 2023?

(Image credit: Federal Reserve – ) The decisions of the central banks usually trigger significant reactions on the financial markets, no matter what kind (currencies, stocks, bonds, etc.). Indeed, central banks are the ones that determine the monetary policies of the countries concerned, generally to ensure price stability in their economies. They therefore vary the …

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The North Dakota family has been “broken” and raising funds for a lawyer after saying police killed a raccoon that was being hunted amid local fears of anger

Baby raccoon on a tree and his family near him.jaycubzuh Twitter/Skype/Facebook/Getty Images According to the Bismark Tribune, Erin Christensen was arrested after taking her raccoon to a bar. She said authorities searched Christensen’s home and immediately killed the raccoon and recovered its body for disease testing. The family held a fundraiser to pay Christensen’s legal …

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The ECB counters inflation by raising interest rates by 75 points

The European Central Bank (ECB), caught up in record inflation, accelerated monetary tightening on Thursday by deciding to raise interest rates on an unprecedented scale. The Board of Governors of the Monetary Institute has decided to raise interest rates by 75 basis points, a first in two decades – apart from a technical adjustment in …

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Why are central banks raising interest rates?

All prices are going up: fuel, electricity, gas, fruit and vegetables, hotels and now interest rates too. The war in Ukraine, successive lockdowns in China, ongoing energy shortages and disrupted production chains have fueled a strong appetite for goods and services, disrupting the delicate balance between supply and demand. This has caused prices to rise …

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