Market Outlook: Final pieces of puzzle fall into place for upcoming key rate announcements
To summarise the trading week that ended on Friday, April 14, America’s broad S&P500 equity index closed 0.8% higher while the Stoxx Europe 600 gained 1.7%. In Sweden, the OMXS30 large cap index rose by 3.0%. Inflation statistics, mainly from the United States but also Sweden, were the macroeconomic highlights of the week. There were no unpleasant surprises from either country, and financial market reactions were undramatic.