The week that was…

In the week ending 3rd April, what stole the financial headlines?

The world’s financial headlines continued to focus on Russia, its annexation of Crimea and the possible economic ramifications of sanctions from the West. Meanwhile, emerging markets also remained firmly on the agenda. Elsewhere, the US economy added 192,000 jobs in March, according to the US Department of Labor, suggesting underlying growth remains strong and that much of the winter slowdown was a result of bad weather.

Headline Hotlist & World/ Asset Returns Source: The BNY Mellon Investment Strategy and Solutions Group (“ISSG”) as at 04/04/14. ISSG is part of The Bank of New York Mellon.

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