A manic March: World market themes for the week ahead

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It’s an action-packed week ahead for world markets again grappling with the prospect of major central banks hiking interest rates for longer to contain persistent inflation. U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell testifies to Congress, while the Bank of Japan’s boss looks set to bow out, and latest U.S. jobs numbers, Australia’s central bank meeting and UK economic growth data are also on the calendar. Here’s a look at the week ahead in markets: JOBS JOLT A general view of GMC Hummer EVs is pictured on Nov. 17, 2021 at General Motors' Factory ZERO electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit.Nic...