Caspar Rock: Monday markets - the week ahead on 29 April

  • Last week’s strong US data indicated positive but slowing growth
  • Top line growth is resilient in the EU and US, but this is not so much the case in Japan
  • Many markets looking tired and volatility is ticking up across all major markets
  • This week US trade representatives are in Beijing to continue discussions with the aim of reaching a draft agreement by the end of May
  • Range of data due this week including Eurozone inflation and growth figures and US payroll data on Friday

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