The expectation of inflation to rise in the near future is looking to turn into a reality. The rising US yield may be an indication of the hike in interest rates in the days to come. What remains a silver lining for the investors is the robust growth witnessed in the corporate earnings in the recent earnings season. However, inflation and interest rate making their impact from now on will make investors re-look at the sectors and stocks, giving way to sector-rotation in a big way. As a long-term investor, unless better clarity emerges on the sector front, it’s always better to be diversified across the broad economy and take exposure through index-based ETFs.
David Kastner, Director, Senior Investment Strategist, Schwab Center for Financial Research takes a three- to six-month outlook for stock sectors, which represent broad sectors of the economy….