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LONDON, September 03 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings is holding a
discussion on Thursday 4 September, 15:00 BST/10:00 EDT, to
discuss its new
report, US Monetary Policy: Implications of an Interest Rate
Shock, in further
The teleconference will be chaired by James McCormack, our
Global Head of
Sovereign and Supranational Ratings, who will be joined by Ed
author of the report and Fitch's Head of EMEA Sovereign Ratings.
Key discussion points will include:
-What is Fitch's base case for the Fed's exit strategy?
- Risks around the Fed's exit: To what extent is the market
prepared for shocks?
- Shock scenarios: Implications for the global economy of a
sharp rise in US
- Potential impact on sovereign ratings
This will be followed by a question and answer session.
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emailed in advance to: email@example.com
Date: Thursday 4 September
Time: 15:00 BST; 10:00 EDT
All participants must register for the teleconference using the
A replay of the call will also be available at,
Fitch Events > Past Events.
The report, US Monetary Policy: Implications of an Interest Rate
available at www.fitchratings.com
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Applicable Criteria and Related Research:
When the Fed Raises Rates: Likely Normalisation Path, Macro
Shock Scenario and
Sovereign Rating Implications
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