First Quarter Ends with Good Week for Global Stocks

April 3rd, 2011
in econ_news

International Trade 57131757 Econintersect:  The thirty global stock indexes monitored by GEI continued to rally from the sell-off early in March which was punctuated by Libyan rebllion and the Japanese earthquake / tsunami tragedy.  The political and geologically produced problems remain but the markets have decided these events will not be a problem for stocks.  This week only Shanghai did not register an advance, missing by a fraction of one percent.  Nearly half (14) of the market indices gained more than 2% for the week ending April 1, 2011.  Complete results ranked for the week and year-to-date follow:

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Sources:  Yahoo Finance and GEI News here, here and here

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