The mood in the markets has been cautious in recent weeks as the higher-for-longer interest rate narrative has dominated, with US treasury yields rising to more than a decade high, putting pressure on riskier assets.        

Meanwhile, the conflict in the Middle East has added a further layer of concern as investors consider the potential effect of the Israel-Hamas war on the global economy...

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