Global stocks reversed to decline, the lack of catalysts on the upside made cautious sentiment overshadowed the market. The focus of the week is on the minutes of the FOMC meeting and the results show that the Fed will almost certainly continue its monetary tightening cycle until inflation returns to the target level. Investors are worried that the rate hike could be 50 basis points instead of 25 basis points as previously expected, when the US economic data is hotter than expected and the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index, the Fed's preferred inflation gauge, which rose to 4.7% in January, was well above consensus, pushing back the idea of an early Fed policy pivot.
Vietnam stocks lost momentum, downward pressure returned. The excitement at the beginning of the week quickly passed when investors received information about the VND 120,000 billion package to support the real estate market but also reassess the impact. Most of the industry groups were adjusted down during the week. Especially, large-cap group traded negatively, causing obstacles for the index.
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