It has been a mixed week for global stock markets with indices in the United States and China ending up ahead of their European counterparts.
Stock markets around the world have made solid gains this week as recent fears over rising inflation and global supply chain blockages have receded.
Stock markets around the world have ended September with a whimper, and many bourses have recorded steep losses this week.
In a rollercoaster week, global stock markets have managed to claw back sharp losses as fears of a major debt crisis in China eased.
Stock markets around the world have had another volatile week, with concerns about the difficult post-Covid recovery to the fore once again. Most major indices have, however, managed to avoid serious losses.
Stock markets around the world have spent most of the week on the back foot: concerns over slowing growth and a sluggish post-pandemic recovery have been to the fore again and share prices have displayed higher levels of volatility in the last few days.
Global stock markets have made steady gains this week with investors happy to wait for direction from America’s Federal Reserve bank at its forthcoming annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
As one of the world’s largest economies the US is a key focus for investors. With every country attempting to return to normality following the coronavirus pandemic, we are monitoring when US economic activity might get back on track, as well as other measures of “normality” such as entertainment and leisure, high street shopping, and schools reopening. The result is an index that measures progress toward a post-pandemic world.
With more countries attempting to return to normality following the coronavirus pandemic, we are monitoring US economic activity as a bellweather for global recovery.
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