Market Watch April 2011
An overview of investment markets provided by Stephen Halmarick, Head of Investment Markets Research for Colonial First State.
- April saw positive returns for major global equity markets, supported by a positive earnings season in the US, further merger and acquisition (M&A) activity and signs of continued recovery in the US economy.
- Oil (+6.8%) and gold (+7.8%) prices continued to rise on geopolitical risks and on news that global inflation pressures continued to climb.
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