US Economic Growth Surprises & Middle East Tensions Ease | Weekly Market Review 22 April

In this week’s Weekly Market View, we delve into the recent de-escalation of tensions in the Middle East and its effects on global markets, including significant movements in oil and gold prices.

Some points of discussion:

???? How the US economy continues to defy recession fears with strong Q1 GDP growth expectations and sustained high inflation rates

???? The strategic moves by the Federal Reserve and what the latest economic indicators mean for interest rates and inflation pressures going forward

???? The performance of the dollar and other major currencies