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NZ share market climbs as US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates

Dan Brunskill
Thu, 16 Jun 2022

NZ share market climbs as US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates
US investors had already priced in the Fed raising rates. (Image: Getty)
Dan Brunskill
Thu, 16 Jun 2022
New Zealand shares rose slightly on Thursday as investors bought back into risk assets after the Fed, the American central bank delivered a 75 basis-point rate increase.The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 10.6 points, or 0.1%, to 10,646.58. Turnover was $114 million.Early this morning, the United States Federal Reserve pushed through the largest interest rate increase since 1994 and said it would continue to raise rates through next year.Market reaction to the dramatic announcement was modest but only because traders had predicted this outcome after...

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