Impact of Rising Rates on Financial Markets

We've been in a low interest rate environment for so long that we aren't really sure what to expect when rates do finally start to rise. This infographic shows the historical impact of rising rates on stock and bond markets.

For discussion:

1. What do investors typically expect will be the response in stock markets when rates start to rise? What about for bond markets?

2. What does this infographic suggest regarding the response by stock and bond markets?

impact of raising interest rates

Source: OptionAlpha