The Economy Consumer spending drives strong Q1 growth in the US. Canada’s GDP on track for impressive Q1 performance. House prices jump in the UK. Eurozone GDP weak, but better than expected. The BoJ upgrades its GDP forecasts. Subdued Q1 inflation in Australia
Mixed week for global equities. Italian yields rise even as Draghi announces recovery plan. The Canadian Dollar catches a bid. Oil recoups last week’s losses.
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