International News (Issue 446) – April 28th, 2017

International News (Issue 446) – April 28th, 2017

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International News (Issue 446) – April 28th, 2017

The main feature from overseas this week was the corporate reporting season across the U.S and Europe.

Perhaps the most significant of these were the results Thursday night from Alphabet (formerly Google) and Amazon, both of whom beat market expectations and popped to fresh highs in after-market trading.

In Europe the ECB Governor confirmed expectations of a ‘solidifying’ economic recovery and that current record low interest rates would remain well beyond any completion of the ECB’s own asset purchase program

 

Wednesday Closing Values

Index Change %
U.S. S&P 500 2389 +33 +1.4%
London’s FTSE 7237 +118 +1.7%
Japan’s Nikkei 19252 +822 +4.5%
Hang Seng 24698 +641 +2.7%
China’s Shanghai 3152 -20 -0.6%

 

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