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Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Market Conditions

Inflation items top negative impact

Interest rates is the items that has had a negative impact, followed closely by recession and inflation. So top 3 are triggered by out of control inflation.

Last quarter, advisors pointed to labor shortages as the biggest negative impact on M&A. Now that issue doesn’t even reach their top four concerns. Today advisors largely point to economic issues (inflation, interest rate hikes, and recession expectations) along with persistent supply chain issues as factors impacting the market.