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April Gold News 2019


Make America Great Again, or Make America Groan Again?

Make America Great Again, or Make America Groan Again?

The USA announced better than expected GDP figures last Friday, hitting 3.2% growth for the first quarter of 2019, but now economists are asking: is the US economy overheating?

President Trump has effectively borrowed from the future with tax cuts in order to stimulate the American economy, thus defying the global economic slowdown, but as the country nears full employment there is the risk that demand will outstrip supply, triggering rapid inflation of prices and wages.

Global stock markets hit 6-month high as investor optimism grows

Global stock markets hit 6-month high as investor optimism grows

International stock markets have reached a six-month high point this week. Fresh data put the MSCI All-Country World Index up by 1.1% to 514 points - its best position since last October.

Positive talks and progress between the US and China over trade triggered stock market gains last week and saw a return of optimism to trading, with gains made on the FTSE, Dow Jones, Nikkei and Shanghai exchanges.

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